This species occurs in the Serra do Mar, Serra do Tabuleiro, and Serra Geral of Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, at approximately 300-1,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in leaf-litter in humid rainforest. It reproduces in bromeliads by larval development.
It is uncommon but widely distributed; it continues to be collected regularly.
Habitat loss due to deforestation is a threat to this species.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern since, although its Extent of Occurrence is probably less than 20,000 km2, it is common with a presumed large population, and it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Débora Silvano, Paulo Garcia 2004. Dendrophryniscus berthalutzae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54804A11203767. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54804A11203767.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019