This species is known from the municipalities of Bello, Sonsón and Belmira, in the Cordillera Central in Antioquia Department, Colombia, where it has been recorded from 2,330-3,100m asl. The limits of its range are not yet known.
Habitat and Ecology
This inhabitant of grassland is usually found on vegetation up to 30cm above the ground, and on rocks above the ground along streams and roadsides, and in grassy areas near waterfalls. It is most likely a direct developing species although there have been no direct observations regarding its breeding biology.
It is a common species within its known range.
There is very little information available on threats to this species.
Its range does not include any protected areas. More research into its extent of occurrence, population status and ecological requirements is needed.
Taran Grant, John Lynch 2004. Rhinella ruizi. In: IUCN 2014