This species is known only from the type locality, Alto Paraíso de Goiás, in Goiás State, Brazil, at 1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in open habitat in grasslands near waterbodies. The larvae are found in streams running down the hillsides.
The current population status is not known.
Threats to this species are unknown.
This species' type locality is within Parque Nacional da Chapada dos Veadeiros.
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.
Ronald Heyer, Débora Silvano, Guarino Colli 2004. Leptodactylus tapiti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57170A11595075. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57170A11595075.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019