This species is only known from type locality: Río Zaña, at 1,800 m asl, Cajamarca Region, Peru (Duellman and Lehr 2007).
Habitat and Ecology
The species possibly occurs in isolated patches of cloud forest (W.E. Duellman pers. comm.). Reproduction is presumably by direct development, as with other congeners.
The species is only known from the type series, comprised of six specimens.
The threats to this species are unknown.
It might occur in Bosques Nublado de Udima.
More information is needed on this species' taxonomy, distribution, population status, ecology, and threats.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its taxonomic status, extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
Pristimantis phalaroinguinis can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of morphological features and colour patterns (Duellman and Lehr 2007).
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2018. Pristimantis phalaroinguinis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018: e.T136093A89220494. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-1.RLTS.T136093A89220494.en .Downloaded on 16 January 2019