This species is known only from the region of the type locality, Calles, in the municipality of Urrao in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,300-1,400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Nothing is known regarding its habitat and ecology, and no details are given in the original description, but the larvae are likely to develop in streams.
Its population status is unknown.
The major threats to this species are unknown.
Taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, as well as an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
There is taxonomic confusion surrounding this species (Grant and Lynch pers. comm.).
Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Colostethus ramirezi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55139A11259491. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55139A11259491.en