This species is known from the eastern slope of the Andes, from the Chapare Province, in the department of Cochabamba, to southern Florida Province, in the department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. It has been recorded from 2,000-2,500m asl. It might occur more widely but this requires confirmation.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a terrestrial species that is both nocturnal and diurnal. It inhabits the Yungas forest (Köhler 2000), and breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
Habitat destruction and degradation caused primarily by agriculture is a major threat.
It is likely to be protected by Carrasco and Amboro National Parks.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common, occurs in habitats that are not significantly threatened, and does not appear to be in decline.
Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler 2004. Yunganastes pluvicanorus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56869A11546740. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56869A11546740.en .Downloaded on 12 December 2018