Hylodes fredi is known only from Ilha Grande (23 09' S, 44 30' W), an island belonging to the Municipality of Angra dos Reis, southern coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro, southeastern Brazil (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).
Habitat and Ecology
The new species is known to occur within the Atlantic forest domain.
No population status information is available for this species.
No major threats are known for this species, although it is only known to occur in an island, Ilha Grande.
The entire island is contained within the Ilha Grande Biological Reserve.
Red List Status
Data Deficient (DD)
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.
Hylodes fredi is differentiated from other similar species by a combination of morphological characters and advertisement call features (Canedo and Pombal, 2007).
Ariadne Angulo 2008. Hylodes fredi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136039A4238364. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T136039A4238364.en .Downloaded on 21 November 2018