This species is widespread in French Guiana and Suriname. The type locality, "the New River, British Guiana" is in an area claimed by Suriname, but is actually in Guyana. A dot-map of the distribution in French Guiana is provided in Lescure and Marty (2001). It has been recorded from 50–700 m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is an arboreal species that is found only in primary forest. It has not been recorded outside primary forest. Eggs of this species have been observed underneath the moss on trees, 3–5 m above the ground.
This is a common species.
There are no major threats to this species at present.
The range of the species includes several protected areas.
More research into the species' distribution and extent of occurrence, ecological requirements and population status is needed.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and presumed large population.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Pristimantis inguinalis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T56671A61411006. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T56671A61411006.en .Downloaded on 19 January 2019