This species occurs to the north of the left bank of the Amazon River and the Rio Trombetas drainage, in Pará State, Brazil, and in the drainages of the Amazon and Maranon Rivers in Loreto, Peru.
Habitat and Ecology
There is no information on its habitat and ecology, although the larvae presumably develop in water.
There is no information on the population status of this species.
There is no information on threats to this species.
This species occurs in at least two protected areas in Peru.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status.
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.
Antonio Salas 2004. Allobates sumtuosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55153A11261780. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55153A11261780.en