This species is only known from the Serra dos Órgãos, Rio de Janeiro State, south-eastern Brazil, where it occurs above 1,200m asl. It is likely also to be found at other sites.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on vegetation near waterbodies in primary forest, where it breeds in permanent streams.
It is a rarely encountered species.
This species is threatened by infrastructure development for tourism.
Its known range is wholly within Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos, where maintenance and conservation of its habitat is required.
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, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Aplastodiscus musicus. In: IUCN 2014