This species is known only from the type locality, Chapada dos Veadeiros, in Goiás State, Brazil, from 1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in gallery forests along streams, in which it breeds.
It is a common species.
Logging, mining and fires are major threats to its habitat.
The type locality is within a protected area.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, 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, Rogério Bastos, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas ericae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55475A11302121. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55475A11302121.en .Downloaded on 20 November 2018