This species is known only from the type locality, Amalfi, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,000-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Its habitat and ecology are unknown, though it is likely that its larvae develop in streams.
There is no information on the population status of this species, which is only known from a few specimens.
The major threats to this species are unknown.
There is confusion regarding the taxonomy of this species, so further taxonomic research is needed to resolve this.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity, extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Hyloxalus borjai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55055A11246683. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55055A11246683.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019