This species is known only from the type locality, Alpinópolis, and from the immediate vicinity, in the Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. This is a poorly sampled region for amphibians, so it might occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in rocky habitats in savannah, on stones or trees near small waterfalls of permanent streams. There is no information regarding its breeding habits, but it is likely to breed by larval development in steams.
There is no information regarding its population status.
Potential threats to this species include habitat degradation due to agricultural development and infrastructure development for human settlement and tourism, and also fires.
Its range includes Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Paula Cabral Eterovick 2004. Bokermannohyla ibitiguara. In: IUCN 2014