This species can be found in the interior regions of the states of São Paulo and Paraná, Brazil; Misiones, Argentina; and southern Oriental region of Paraguay. It occurs at an elevation of 400-1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in the rainforest on herbaceous vegetation near swamps. The egg clutch is deposited in leaf nests above the water in permanent pools in forests. Larvae develop in pools. It occurs in secondary forest and pastures.
It is uncommon in Paraguay, but common in Brazil and Argentina.
Deforestation due to agricultural activities is a threat.
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.
Axel Kwet, Lucy Aquino, Julian Faivovich, Diego Baldo 2004. Phyllomedusa tetraploidea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55865A11382400. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55865A11382400.en