This species is known from the central highlands of Goiás, Distrito Federal and Minas Gerais states, in Brazil, from 1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in rock crevices in permanent or temporary streams. Spawning occurs in both these sites. Tadpoles were found attached to stones on the bottom of pools within deep sections of permanent streams with small waterfalls and quartzitic rocks. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is an uncommon species.
Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and dam construction are major threats to the species’ habitat.
It range includes several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Paula Cabral Eterovick, Dante Pavan, Débora Silvano 2004. Bokermannohyla pseudopseudis. In: IUCN 2014