This species occurs widely in the Cerrado biome of south-central Brazil, and it is recorded from the States of Bahia, Goiás, Tocantins and Minas Gerais. It is found at 400-1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in Cerrado savannah, occurring in open areas, and breeding in somewhat wet, marshy areas, and temporary pools. It adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is a common species.
Local populations are probably impacted by the spread of intensive, commercial agriculture, as well as by fire and dam construction.
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.
Rogério Bastos, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Pseudopaludicola ternetzi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57321A11620132. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57321A11620132.en