This species occurs widely in the xeric and subhumid regions of northeastern Brazil, south to northern Minas Gerais. It is a low altitude species.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in dry Caatinga savannah, and is usually found on vegetation, including in bromeliads, and in rock outcrops. It breeds in temporary streams in open areas.
It is a common species.
The main threats relate to habitat loss, especially due to livestock, and also due to crops and fire.
It occurs in the Reserva de Serra das Almas-Crateus, and probably also in other protected areas..
Diva Borges-Najosa, Gabriel Skuk 2004. Corythomantis greeningi. In: IUCN 2014