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)
This form is probably a synonym of another species (Lynch pers. comm.).
Fernando Castro, John Lynch 2004. Hyloxalus excisus. In: IUCN 2014