This species is known from the Serra da Bocaina in São Paulo State, and also from Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, at altitudes above 200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
The adults live in bromeliads on trees, near streams in primary forest. The larvae are specialized to live in swift mountain torrents.
There is no information regarding the population status of this species, which is only known from a few specimens.
At present, threats to this species are still relatively unknown.
Its known range is wholly within Parque Nacional da Serra da Bocaina, where conservation and maintenance of its habitat is needed.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Bokermannohyla clepsydra. In: IUCN 2014