This species is known only from the region of the type locality, Las Orquideas, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,780-2,000m asl. It might occur outside this locality but there are no other records at present.
Habitat and Ecology
This is an inhabitant of premontane and cloud forests, which is usually found on vegetation at medium to low heights above the ground, inside the forest or at the forest edge, but not outside forest habitat. It is a direct developing species.
It is not a very common species.
There are no threats at present to its habitat in the protected area in which it is found.
Its known range is wholly within Parque Nacional de Las Orquídeas.
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.
Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis baiotis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56448A11479846. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56448A11479846.en .Downloaded on 16 January 2019