This species is known from the region of Alta Mira do Xingu, in Para State, Brazil, at 10m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in lowland primary and secondary rainforest. The eggs are laid on land and when hatched the parents carry the larvae on their backs to water where they develop further. It is adaptable to some habitat modification.
The population status of this species is not known.
Clear-cutting of the forest, and forest fires are major threats to this species' habitat.
Research is needed to determine the taxonomic status of this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
The assessors at the Amazon GAA workshop in Brazil raised questions as to the taxonomic validity of this species, but Morales (pers. comm.) is convinced that it is a valid species.
Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Allobates crombiei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55069A11247763. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55069A11247763.en