This species is known from La Mucuy, Monterey, Monte Zerpa and the Bosque de San Weusebio, in Mérida State, in the Venezuelan Andes, from 1,800-2,600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in bushes and on the ground in cloud forests and secondary forests. Breeding is by direct development.
It is a common species.
Its habitats are not seriously threatened at present, and much of its range is in protected areas.
Some populations are within Parque Nacional Sierra de La Culata and Parque Nacional Sierra Nevada.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened, because although the species is abundant within its small range, and may not be declining, its extent of occurrence is less than 5,000 km2, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
Enrique La Marca, Juan Elías García-Pérez 2004. Pristimantis vanadise. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57028A11570953. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57028A11570953.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019