This species is known only from the type locality, stated to be "Alto río Parguaza, Serranía de Guanay (5° 55'N; 66° 23'W)" (La Marca 1996) in Amazonas State, Venezuela, from 1,650-1,800m asl. It is suspected to have a wider distribution.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a diurnal, terrestrial inhabitant of tropical rainforest. Males were found calling from shaded spots along a rocky stream. Its breeding habits are unknown, although the larvae are likely to develop in streams, as with other species of the genus.
This is a common species.
The threats to this species are unknown.
Its range includes Monumento Natural Los Tepuyes.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Enrique La Marca, Celsa Señaris 2004. Anomaloglossus guanayensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55091A11240216. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55091A11240216.en