This species is ostensibly known from the municipality of Apartado, Antioquia Department, in north-western Colombia, at 30m asl. However, there are doubts as to the provenance of the type specimen.
Habitat and Ecology
There is no information on the habitat and ecology of this species, which presumably breeds in streams, like other members of its genus.
It is known from just a single specimen, so its overall population status is not known.
There is no information on threats to this species.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Wilmar Bolívar, Taran Grant 2004. Colostethus lynchi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55106A11250810. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55106A11250810.en .Downloaded on 16 January 2019