This species is known from southern Córdoba and western Antioquia departments, south to Choco and Valle del Cauca Departments in Colombia, up to at least 1,880 m asl (Acosta Galvis and Cuentas 2016).
Habitat and Ecology
This species is found in leaf-litter and on epiphytes and bushes in areas of good forest. They also occupy secondary forest and banana plantations. Males frequently call from the underside of leaves. It breeds by direct development.
This is a common species and the population is considered to be stable. In a survey in 2009 in the Tumbes-Choco-Magdalena forest, 27 individuals were found in mature forest, 20 individuals were found in secondary succession forest, and 5 were found in abandoned (3 years) mixed farming habitat (Cortés-Gómez et al. 2013).
The threats to this species are unknown.
The range of the species includes several protected areas.
More information is needed on this species' distribution, population status, and threats.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification and presumed large population.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Diasporus tinker. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T57008A85880233. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T57008A85880233.en .Downloaded on 18 January 2019