This species is restricted to the Atlantic slopes of the Sierra Juárez in northern Oaxaca, Mexico, although it might occur more widely. It has an altitudinal range of 594-900m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It inhabits mesic cloud forest. Males call from branches or bushes along streams in which the larvae develop.
Its population status is unknown.
The habitat of this species is under threat from small-scale farming and wood extraction. Chytridiomycosis is a potential future threat.
Given the potential threat of chytridiomycosis this species should be monitored carefully.
Georgina Santos-Barrera 2004. Ptychohyla acrochorda. In: IUCN 2014