This species is restricted to the western slope of the Chilean Andes, at 38°S latitude, San Ignacio de Pemehue, Cautin Province, Chile. Its altitudinal range is 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The habitat for this species is unknown.
This species has not been seen since its description at the beginning of the 20th century. Three recent expeditions in 1995, 1996, and 2002 all failed to locate it.
Habitat destruction caused by pine plantations might be a threat to this species.
It is not known to occur in any protected areas.
Alberto Veloso, Herman Núñez, Ramón Formas 2010. Alsodes vittatus. In: IUCN 2014