This species is known only from the region of the type locality, Amalfu (Los Auribios) in Antioquia Department, Colombia. Its altitudinal range is known rather imprecisely, being reported as 100-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Nothing is known about this species' 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.
Further taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Rheobates pseudopalmatus. In: IUCN 2014