This species is known only from the summit of Cerro Yaví, in Amazonas State, Venezuela, at an altitude of 2,150m asl. It might occur more widely, but this requires confirmation.
Habitat and Ecology
This is a nocturnal species that was collected on low vegetation and in a small cave in montane tepui forest. It breeds by direct development.
The population status of this species is not known.
There are no known threats to it.
Its range includes Monumento Natural Los Tepuyes.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Celsa Señaris, Enrique La Marca 2004. Pristimantis pruinatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56881A11536405. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56881A11536405.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019