This species is known from three records: two from Espirito Santo State, and one from the type locality in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, at around 700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on the ground in forest, and it is possibly an explosive breeder that is likely to breed by direct development.
The population status of this species is not known.
Logging is a major threat to this species' habitat.
Its range includes the Estação Biológica de Santa Lúcia and the Reserva Biológica de Duas Bocas.
Lynch (1972) provides a discussion on the nomenclatural confusion surrounding this species, together with a redescription of the holotype.
Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Rogério Bastos, Débora Silvano, 2004. Ischnocnema verrucosa. In: IUCN 2014