This species is currently known only from Isla Loma Partida and Isla Popa in Bocas del Toro Province, Panama, where it is found from 5-140 m asl. It possibly has a larger range than is currently known.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a terrestrial species of humid lowland forest. Eggs are deposited on the forest floor, and adults carry the larvae to phytotelms for their development.
There is no information available on the population status of this species.
The pet trade is a potential threat to this species, although current levels of exploitation are unclear.
It is listed on CITES Appendix II, but it has not been recorded from any protected areas.
Further research is needed into its range and ecology, and its potential conservation measures.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Andinobates claudiae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T55180A54344337. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T55180A54344337.en .Downloaded on 17 January 2019