This species is known from areas adjacent to the Rivers Tambopata and Manu (Madre de Dios), Peru; northern Bolivia and might occur in central Bolivia. It can be found at an elevation of up to 450m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a terrestrial species that is present in clearings in lowland primary and secondary tropical rainforest. Reproduction takes place in foam nests, in temporary ponds. It may be found in urban areas and other disturbed habitats.
It is a very common species.
There are no apparent threats to this species.
It is present in several protected areas in Peru including the Tambopata National Reserve.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Ariadne Angulo, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva 2004. Leptodactylus didymus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57121A11585533. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57121A11585533.en .Downloaded on 18 February 2019