This species is known from southeastern Potosí, Querétaro and northwestern Hidalgo and northern Puebla, Mexico, at 200-2,945m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits montane cloud forest and pine-oak forest, although it has also been found in grazed areas, rock crevices and stone walls. It breeds by direct development.
This is a common species.
The major threat to this species is habitat loss due to clear-cutting.
It has been reported for Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda (Gillingwater and Patrikeev, 2004). It is protected by Mexican law under the "Special Protection" category (Pr).
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable since although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 5,000 km2 and its habitat might be declining, thus making the species close to qualifying for Endangered, it probably occurs in more than ten locations.
Georgina Santos-Barrera, Luis Canseco-Márquez 2010. Eleutherodactylus verrucipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T57037A11572652. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T57037A11572652.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019