This species occurs in the coastal region of eastern Brazil from the State of Pernambuco, south to the State of Rio de Janeiro. It ranges up to 1,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives on low vegetation, usually near pools of still water, in open areas, grassland, pastureland, secondary forest, and coastal restinga scrub, but not in primary forest. It breeds in permanent and temporary pools. Reproductive activity has been reported for the months of December to February (Abrunhosa et al., 2006).
It is an extremely abundant species.
It is an adaptable species and does not appear to be facing any threats.
It occurs in many protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Vanessa Verdade 2010. Dendropsophus bipunctatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55411A11303600. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T55411A11303600.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018