Bokermannohyla vulcaniae is known only from the type locality: Morro do Ferro, municipality of Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais state, Brazil (De Vasconcelos and Giaretta, 2003). It occurs at ca 1000 masl (A.A. Giaretta, pers. comm.).
Habitat and Ecology
The species can be found in gallery forests adjacent to streams (A.A. Giaretta, pers. comm.). Specimens were found on leaves of bushes at approximately 1.5 m above the margin of slow moving streams in the forest. Aplastodiscus perviridis and Scinax ranki are species that occur in sympatry with B. vulcaniae (De Vasconcelos and Giaretta, 2003).
This is considered to be rare species (A.A. Giaretta, pers. comm.).
Deforestation has been observed in the species' distribution area due to agricultural and mining activities (A.A. Giaretta, pers. comm.).
No conservation areas or measures are currently known for this species.
Red List Status
Listed as Vulnerable because of its restricted geographic distribution and because it occurs in an area that is impacted by agriculture and mining.
A member of the Hyla circumdata group according to the original publication. Bokermannohyla vulcaniae is diagnosed by a combination of morphological features and colour patterns (De Vasconcelos and Giaretta, 2003).
Ariovaldo A. Giaretta 2008. Bokermannohyla vulcaniae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135906A4219087. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T135906A4219087.en .Downloaded on 15 December 2018