This species is known only from the type locality in the Parque Nacional Las Orquídeas, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,410m asl. It might be more widely distributed.
Habitat and Ecology
This is an inhabitant of the understorey of very wet primary forest. It is a direct developing species.
It is not common.
There are no known threats to this species within its known distribution, which is a large area of undisturbed and currently non-threatened forest.
The type locality 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, John Lynch 2004. Pristimantis aemulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56399A11463117. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56399A11463117.en .Downloaded on 22 January 2019