This species occurs in eastern and coastal Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, at 150-1,000m asl. It might occur a little more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on stones or hidden under rocks at forest streams margins in rainforest. It reproduces in streams.
It is common and stable in suitable habitat.
Habitat loss due to deforestation is a major threat.
This species has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection (Toledo et al., 2006b).
It occurs in Grutas de Botuvera and one other Municipal park.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Paulo Garcia 2010. Hylodes perplicatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T57099A11571576. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T57099A11571576.en .Downloaded on 18 November 2018