This recently described species is known from Quebrangulo, in Alagoas State, Brazil, where it has not been observed below 600m asl. It probably occurs at least a little more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is known from grassland areas with rushes. It breeds in small pools and puddles, in which the larvae develop.
Its population status is unknown. It is found in seasonal spawning aggregations, whereas it is encountered less frequently outside rainy periods.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ana Maria Telles, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Dendropsophus studerae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55666A11350034. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55666A11350034.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018