This species is known only from the type locality, Quebrada La Ayura, in the upper part of the municipality of Envigado, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 2,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Nothing is known about its habitat and ecology, and there is no information given in the original description, although the larvae are likely to develop in water.
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.
This form is probably a synonym of another species (Lynch pers. comm.).
Fernando Castro, John Lynch 2004. Hyloxalus excisus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55078A11236282. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55078A11236282.en