This species is known only from a small area in Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca, near Toluca, Mexico, at 3,200-3,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in pine-fir forest, where it is terrestrial. It is not found in severely disturbed habitats, and can tolerate only very slight selective logging. It reproduces by direct development.
It is relatively common, but has probably undergone declines.
The main threat to this species in the past has been logging. Although now confined to Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca, this protected area is not well managed, and is subject to negative impacts from tourism.
It occurs in the Parque Nacional Nevado de Toluca. This species is listed as "Threatened" (Amenazada) by the Mexican government. There is a need for close monitoring of the population status of this species.
Red List Status
Critically Endangered (CR)
Gabriela Parra-Olea, David Wake, James Hanken 2008. Pseudoeurycea robertsi. In: IUCN 2014