This species is known from the eastern slopes of the Andes, Departments of San Martin, Pasco, Loreto, Cusco, Junin, Huánuco, and Madre de Dios, Amazonian Peru; eastern slopes of the Bolivian Andes. It is also present in Leticia, Colombia and western Acre State, Brazil. It has an altitudinal range of 200-2,050m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species can be found in lowland rainforests as well as montane rainforests. It breeds in pools and other stagnant waters. It may be found in roadside ditches, and completely degraded areas.
It is a frequently observed species.
There are no threats to this species.
It is present in numerous protected areas in Peru and Bolivia. In Brazil it has been recorded in the Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor, Acre.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Ariadne Angulo, Ignacio De la Riva, Steffen Reichle, Claude Gascon 2004. Leptodactylus rhodonotus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57161A11578741. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57161A11578741.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019