This species is known from two localities at around 1,200m asl in the Serra do Espinhaço, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil. It probably occurs more widely, but its distribution is poorly known.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs at permanent stream margins in riparian forests in primary and secondary gallery forests. Larvae were found in the same streams.
It is not a very common species.
Habitat degradation due to tourism and fire are the major threats to this species.
All its known localities are in protected areas.
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, Jaime Bertoluci 2004. Hylodes otavioi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T57098A11571264. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T57098A11571264.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019