This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality, Ribas do Rio Pardo, in Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil, from 400m 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 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 Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Débora Silvano 2004. Dendropsophus cerradensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55440A11311907. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55440A11311907.en .Downloaded on 19 January 2019