Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia
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IUCN (Red List) status: Data Deficient (DD).
For Red List information on this species, see the IUCN species account.
From the IUCN Red List Species Account:
This species is known only from the type locality, on the northern Cordillera Central, at Valdivia, in Antioquia Department, Colombia, at around 1,100m asl. It might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a subterranean species, occurring in humid tropical forest.
There is no information on its population status; it is known only from a few specimens.
Deforestation is a potential threat to it, but there is not enough information to confirm this.
It is in need of taxonomic review (Wilkinson pers. comm.).
The taxonomic status of this species is unclear.
John Lynch, Fernando Castro, Maria Isabel Herrera, Mark Wilkinson 2004. Caecilia antioquiaensis. In: IUCN 2012