This species from southeastern Brazil occurs in the following States: extreme southeastern Minas Gerais; south and central Espírito Santo; Rio de Janeiro; and east to central São Paulo. It's altitudinal range is 600-1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a diurnal species of primary and secondary forest, not being found in open areas. It lives on rocks and low vegetation along forest streams. It breeds in small streams.
It is a very common species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, logging, tourism, fire and human settlement. It is probably also at risk from water pollution.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Patricia Narvaes, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Hylodes lateristrigatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57092A11569492. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57092A11569492.en .Downloaded on 15 November 2018