This species is known from Serra do Mar, Serra da Mantiqueira and Serra do Caraça, in southeastern Brazil. It occurs from 600-1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is found on vegetation near streams in primary and secondary forests. It breeds in permanent forest streams. It has not been recorded outside good forest.
It is a very common species.
There are no major threats to this species at present.
The range of this species includes several protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Aplastodiscus (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Ana Maria Telles, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2010. Aplastodiscus arildae. In: IUCN 2014