This species’ can be found in eastern premontane slopes of central Peru. It can be found at elevations of 730-1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is an arboreal species of primary tropical moist forest. A phytotelm, breeding occurs in bromeliads. It is not present in degraded areas.
It is locally common in good habitat.
Because of the large areas of suitable habitat still available to this species there are no major threats. There is some habitat loss through different human activities, principally agriculture (crops and ranching).
This species might occur in Yanachaga Chemillen National Park. Possible conservation measures could include the extension of existing protected areas.
Ariadne Angulo, Karl-Heinz Jungfer 2004. Osteocephalus leoniae. In: IUCN 2014