This montane species from south-eastern Brazil occurs in the states of Sao Paulo, extreme south-western Rio de Janeiro, and extreme southern Minas Gerais, from 1,500-2,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in high-altitude grassy fields with rocks in open areas. Breeding in this species is probably by direct development.
It is not a common species.
Its only threats are likely to be the impacts of tourism and fire on its habitat.
It occurs in several protected areas.
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.
Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto 2004. Holoaden luederwaldti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57082A11566629. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57082A11566629.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019