This species is known from the mountains of central Minas Gerais state, in Brazil. It has been recorded above 800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on stones at the edge of brooks and streams in gallery forests, and breeds in the streams. It probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is a locally common species.
Mining and logging, as well, as fire, and the disturbance of the habitat by tourists is a major threat.
Its range includes several protected areas.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the genus Bokermannohyla (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick, Débora Silvano 2010. Bokermannohyla martinsi. In: IUCN 2014