This species is known only from the municipalities of Frontino and Urrao, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, from 1,500-2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The details of its habitat and ecology are unknown, and there is no information given in the original description, although the larvae are likely to develop in water.
The population status of this species is unknown.
The major threats to this species are unknown.
Taxonomic research is needed to determine the validity of this species.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity as well as an absence of information on its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
This form is probably a synonym of another species (Lynch pers. comm.).
John Lynch, Fernando Castro 2004. Silverstoneia erasmios. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55076A11235816. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55076A11235816.en .Downloaded on 16 November 2018