This species is known from the higher elevations of the Sierra Madre del Sur in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. The type collection was at approximately 2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This is presumed to be a montane forest species that breeds in temporary pools.
Its population status is unknown.
The threats to this species are not known, though it is likely to be impacted by logging and agricultural development.
It is not known if it occurs in any protected areas.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
This species was removed from the synonymy of Hyla exima by León (2002).
Luis Canseco-Márquez 2004. Hyla arboricola. In: IUCN 2014