This species is known only from two streams at altitudes of 2,225 and 2,350m asl on the Amazonian slopes of the Cordillera Oriental in the province of Morona-Santiago, Ecuador.
Habitat and Ecology
It is known only from streams in cloud forests. It is active at night and breeds in mountain streams.
There is no information on the population status of this species.
There is no direct information on threats to this species, but they are likely to include deforestation due to agricultural development, rearing of livestock, logging and the development of human settlements.
It is not known from any protected areas.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hyloscirtus (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Luis A. Coloma, Santiago Ron 2004. Hyloscirtus pacha. In: IUCN 2014