This species occurs widely in south-central Brazil, and has been recorded from the Distrito Federal, and from the States of Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais and Sao Paulo. It has been found at 600-1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of Cerrado savannah, living in moist fields, and pastures. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance. It breeds in temporary pools and swamps.
It is a common species.
Local populations are probably impacted by the spread of intensive, commercial agriculture, as well as by fire and dam construction.
It occurs in several 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.
This species was resurrected from the synonymy of Pseudopaludicola falcipes by Haddad and Cardoso (1987).
Guarino Colli, Esteban Lavilla 2004. Pseudopaludicola saltica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57320A11619840. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57320A11619840.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018