This species is known from La Rioja and Catamarca Provinces in north-west Argentina.
Habitat and Ecology
It is presumed to be a larval developer and to breed in water, but there is very little other information on its habitat and ecological requirements.
No information is currently available regarding its population status.
There is no information currently available concerning the threats to this species.
It is not known from any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been removed from synonymy, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
This species was resurrected from synonymy of Hyla pulchella by Faivovich et al. (2004). It was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Simon Stuart 2006. Hypsiboas riojanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T61780A12542442. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2006.RLTS.T61780A12542442.en .Downloaded on 19 November 2018