This species is known only from two localities at 1,900m and 2,313m asl in the Sierra Madre Oriental in the south-west of Chihuahua State, northern Mexico.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in pine-oak forests, and is presumed to breed by larval development.
There is no information available on the population status of this species.
The most significant threats to this species are probably logging, followed by deforestation for agriculture, and the intentional lighting of fires to improve cattle pastures.
This species is not known to occur in any protected areas.
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.
Paulino Ponce-Campos 2006. Lithobates lemosespinali. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61872A12569106. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61872A12569106.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018