This species is known only from the type locality, "Cachimbo" (Napoli and Caramaschi 1999), at about 09° 21'S; 54° 57'W, in the state of Pará, Brazil, between 200 and 400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds (in which it presumably breeds), in open areas.
The population status of this species is not known.
The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and the construction of dams.
The area from which it has been recorded belongs to the Brazilian military, potentially affording it some protection.
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 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).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli 2004. Dendropsophus cachimbo. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55424A11308125. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55424A11308125.en