This species is a Panamanian endemic restricted to Cerro Mali, adjacent to Colombia, at 1,265 m asl. It might occur more widely and currently its presence is uncertain in Colombia.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits humid montane forest, where it is an arboreal species that presumably breeds in water.
There is no information on the population status of this species, which is only known from the type specimen.
It has no known threats.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the new genus Ecnomiohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Ecnomiohyla thysanota. In: IUCN 2014