This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality, at 1,250-1,550m asl around the headwaters of the Cana River, in the Serranía de Pirre, Darién Province, Panama.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known from upper premontane rainforest and from cloud forest, where it has been found at night perched 1-3m above the ground on vegetation or small tree trunks. This species is presumed to breed by direct development.
There is no information on the population status of this species.
There are unlikely to be any significant threats to it.
Its entire known range falls within Parque Nacional Darién.
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.
Roberto Ibanez 2006. Pristimantis pirrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61816A12561883. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61816A12561883.en .Downloaded on 20 February 2019