This species is known from two localities: the type locality in Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra; and Uberlandia, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil. It occurs above 800m asl. Its distribution is very poorly known.
Habitat and Ecology
This species inhabits gallery forests and occurs on low vegetation in the margins of streams. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance. The larvae are found in small ponds at the edges of the streams.
The population status of this species is unknown.
The major threats to its habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging, fires and the construction of dams.
Its range includes the protected area of Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Débora Silvano, Rogério Bastos, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Bokermannohyla sazimai. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55649A11347895. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55649A11347895.en