This species is only known from the Serra dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro State, south-eastern Brazil, where it occurs above 1,200m asl. It is likely also to be found at other sites.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on vegetation near waterbodies in primary forest, where it breeds in permanent streams.
It is a rarely encountered species.
This species is threatened by infrastructure development for tourism.
Its known range is wholly within Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos, where maintenance and conservation of its habitat is required.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient as this species is still known only from the type locality, and more information is needed regards its Extent of Occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Aplastodiscus (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Aplastodiscus musicus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55572A11319411. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55572A11319411.en .Downloaded on 11 December 2018