This species is known from the mountains of central Minas Gerais State in Brazil, above 900m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on vegetation near permanent and temporary streams (where it breeds) in forest and open areas.
It is common.
The major threat to this species is habitat degradation due to smallholder livestock grazing, fire, and infrastructure development for human settlement.
Its range includes several protected areas.
Red List Status
Near Threatened (NT)
Listed as Near Threatened because its Extent of Occurrence is probably not much greater than 20,000 km2, and its habitat is in decline, thus making the species close to qualifying for Vulnerable.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Paula Cabral Eterovick, Luciana Barreto Nascimento 2004. Hypsiboas cipoensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55450A11313407. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55450A11313407.en .Downloaded on 19 February 2019