This species from southeastern Brazil occurs in the States of Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, and northeastern São Paulo. It is a lowland species occurring up to 200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found in lowland primary and secondary forest, living on the ground in the leaf-litter. It is not found in open areas. It breeds in temporary ponds inside the forest.
It is common where it occurs.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, logging, human settlement, tourism and fire.
It is found in several protected areas.
Pombal and Bastos (1992) noted that records from Espírito Santo probably represent a distinct, smaller species.
Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Arcovomer passarellii. In: IUCN 2014