Phyllodytes maculosus is known to occur in northeastern Minas Gerais and southern Bahia, specifically, in the Municipality of Bandeira (15 49’ S, 40 30’ W; 837 masl), state of Minas Gerais, and Municipality of Mascote (15 34’ S, 39 17’ W), state of Bahia, Brazil (Cruz et al., 2006).
Habitat and Ecology
The species is found in Atlantic rainforest.
No population status information is currently available.
No major threats are currently known for this species.
No conservation measures are currently known for this species.
Phyllodytes maculosus is believed to be related to Phyllodytes kautskyi. It is distinguished from other similar species by a combination of colour patterns and morphological features (Cruz et al., 2006)
Ariadne Angulo 2008. Phyllodytes maculosus. In: IUCN 2014