This species ranges widely from the eastern part of the Department of Santa Cruz in Bolivia, through Paraguay, to central and southeastern Brazil (in the States of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and São Paulo). Its elevational range is 100-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in open areas in savannahs in the Chaco and Cerrado biomes, and also in the Chiquitano dry forests of Bolivia. It is normally associated with temporary waterbodies and flooded areas in forests, grasslands, fields, where it breeds. It appears to adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is a common species.
Certain populations might be impacted by fires and the spread of intensive agriculture, but overall, this species is not significantly threatened.
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 broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Lucy Aquino, Guarino Colli, Steffen Reichle, Débora Silvano, Norman Scott 2004. Chiasmocleis albopunctata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57748A11680057. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57748A11680057.en