This species is known only from the type locality, Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, where it has been recorded from about 1,500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in primary and old secondary gallery forests, on the ground or in leaf-litter near water. It breeds in permanent streams. It has only been recorded from a protected area, so its tolerance of habitat disturbance is unknown.
This is a fairly common species.
Habitat degradation due to touristic activities can be a threat to this species.
The type locality is within Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, where conservation and maintenance of its habitat is required.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Monique Van Sluys, Luciana Barreto Nascimento 2004. Bokermannohyla ibitipoca. In: IUCN 2014