This species occurs in the Lower and Middle Magdalena Valley in northern Colombia, in the Caribbean areas in northern Colombia and Venezuela, and in Lake Maracaibo basin in Venezuela. It occurs up to 150m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in savannahs, dry forests, and riparian forests in open, dry environments. Its breeding is not known, though it presumably takes place in water.
It is very common in Colombia, but appears to be uncommon in Venezuela.
It is an aggressive species, not facing any known threats.
It is not known from any protected areas.
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.
Andrés Acosta-Galvis, Enrique La Marca 2004. Pseudopaludicola pusilla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57318A11619343. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57318A11619343.en .Downloaded on 19 January 2019