This species is known only from the type locality, near Cartagena, in Colombia. The type locality is unspecific and hence it is not possible to determine the distribution of this species.
Habitat and Ecology
Nothing is known about its habitat and ecological requirements, but it presumably breeds by larval development in water.
There is no information on its population status.
Threats to this species are unknown.
It is not known whether or not it occurs in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This form is a nomen dubium. The original description is very brief and the type specimens have been destroyed (Lynch pers. comm.).
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera 2004. Leptodactylus hallowelli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57132A11588837. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57132A11588837.en .Downloaded on 16 January 2019