This species is known only from Alto-Araguaya, the type locality on the border of the states of Mato Grosso and Goiás, Brazil, at 700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds (in which it presumably breeds), in open areas.
The population status of this species is not known.
The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and dam construction.
It is not known to occur in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Rogério Bastos, Débora Silvano 2004. Dendropsophus araguaya. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55393A11291735. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55393A11291735.en .Downloaded on 13 November 2018