This species appears to be restricted to a west-facing slope descending into the Amazonian lowlands of Abra Malaga and San Luis, Provincia Urubamba (Departamento Cusco), Peru. Its altitudinal range is 2,000-3,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is a forest edge species specifically restricted to the zone of puna grassland directly adjacent to montane forest; it is not known whether or not it can occur in modified habitats. Its breeding habitat is not known, though breeding probably takes place in water.
It is a very rare species.
There are not believed to be any major threats to this species at present; however, it might be susceptible to habitat loss in the future.
It is not known from any protected areas. There is a need for close monitoring of the population status of this species.
Ariadne Angulo, Wilfredo Arizabal, Jesús Córdova-Santa Gadea 2004. Nannophryne corynetes. In: IUCN 2014