This species is known only from the Serra do Cipó, in the state of Minas Gerais in southern Brazil, where it occurs above 800m asl. Its distribution is poorly known, and it might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in open, grassy areas around temporary ponds, in which it presumably breeds. It adapts to some anthropogenic disturbance.
The population status of this species is unknown.
It might be affected by fire, expanding human settlements, and disturbance resulting from tourism.
There is a protected area in the Serra do Cipó (Parque Nacional da Serra do Cipó) in which this species presumably occurs.
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.
Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick, Débora Silvano 2004. Pseudopaludicola mineira. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57315A11618576. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57315A11618576.en .Downloaded on 23 January 2019