Phyllomedusa nordestina is distributed over northeastern Brazil, in the caatinga and adjacent regions, in the states of
Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Alagoas, Sergipe, Bahia and Minas Gerais (Caramaschi, 2006).
Habitat and Ecology
The species is found in the ecoregion of Caatinga (dry shrubland).
No population status information is available.
No major threats are known for this species.
No conservation measures are known for this species.
In the Phyllomedusa hypochondrialis group according to the original publication. Phyllomedusa nordestina can be distinguished from other similar species by a combination of colour patterns and morphological features (Caramaschi, 2006).
Ariadne Angulo 2008. Phyllomedusa nordestina. In: IUCN 2014