This species is known from two sites in Mato Grosso State (Aripuanã and Apiacás) and a single location in Rondônia State (Nova Colina), Brazil. It probably occurs more widely than current records suggest, especially in areas between known sites.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in the contact zone of the Cerrado savannah ecosystem and the Amazonian rainforest. It presumably breeds in water by larval development, although its breeding habits are not known.
Its population status is not known.
There is no direct information on threats to this species.
It is not known if it occurs in 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, threats 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 2004. Hypsiboas leucocheilus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55536A11328793. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55536A11328793.en .Downloaded on 21 January 2019