This species is known only from the type locality, Buritis, in the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil, from 500m 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 its habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and the construction of dams.
It has not been recorded from 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 Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas buriti. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55423A11307862. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55423A11307862.en .Downloaded on 20 January 2019