This species occurs widely in southeastern Brazil in the States of Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and possibly elsewhere. It altitudinal range is 50-1,300m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in lowland and montane forest, forest edges and eucalyptus plantations, but not in more open areas. It climbs on tall herbaceous vegetation and lays its eggs in epiphytic bromeliads, among other places. It breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, logging, fires and human settlement.
It occurs in many protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Ischnocnema nasuta. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T56784A11522213. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T56784A11522213.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018