Hylodes fredi is known only from Ilha Grande (23 09' S, 44 30' W), an island belonging to the Municipality of Angra dos Reis, southern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).
Habitat and Ecology
The new species is known to occur within the Atlantic forest domain.
No population status information is available for this species.
No major threats are known for this species, although it is only known to occur in an island, Ilha Grande.
The entire island is contained within the Ilha Grande Biological Reserve.
Hylodes fredi is differentiated from other similar species by a combination of morphological characters and advertisement call features (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).
Ariadne Angulo 2008. Hylodes fredi. In: IUCN 2014