This species is known from southern portions of the central Andes of Colombia (in Cauca, Caldas, Huila, Quindio Tolima and Valle del Cauca Departments), between 2,400–3,000 m asl, in cloud forests, and also from Cerro Munchique (at 2,520 m asl) in the western Andes of Colombia.
Habitat and Ecology
During the day, this species occurs on the ground and inside arboreal bromeliads. At night they are active on vegetation up to 2.5 m above ground. They inhabit open areas, beside and inside the forest, and also occur in virtually any other habitat including pastureland, croplands and heavily degraded forest. It breeds by direct development.
It is a very common species and the population is considered to be stable.
There are no threats to this very adaptable species.
The range of the species includes several protected areas.
More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status and trends.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification and presumed large population.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Pristimantis boulengeri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T56471A85860321. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T56471A85860321.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019