Hypsiboas liliae can be found on the Kaieteur Plateau (5 10'51" N, 59, 28'57" W), ca 400 m elevation, and vicinity of Elinkwa River (5 10' 06" N, 59 23' 41" W), ca 550 m elevation, Kaieteur National Park, Potaro-Siparuni district, Guyana (Kok, 2006). The species was also heard calling at the Guyana-Brazil border. It is likely widespread in the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana. It is found between 400-1200 m elevation (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).
Habitat and Ecology
Hypsiboas liliae can be found in primary forest and edge of primary forest with savannah, in the proximity of large bromeliads. Individuals call from high elevations (above 10-15 m) in trees (Kok, 2006) in the month of March.
This is considered to be a rare species at known sites (P. Kok, pers. comm. 2008).
No major threats are known for this species.
The species occurs within Kaieteur National Park.
Hypsiboas liliae was tentatively assigned to the Hypsiboas punctatus group in the original publication. It is diagnosed by its morphological, ecological and advertisement call features (Kok, 2006).
Philippe Kok 2008. Hypsiboas liliae. In: IUCN 2014