This species is known only from the vicinity of the type locality, Ribas do Rio Pardo, in Mato Grosso do Sul State, Brazil, from 400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds (in which it presumably breeds), in open areas.
The population status of this species is not known.
The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and the construction of dams.
It has not been recorded from any protected areas.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Débora Silvano 2004. Dendropsophus cerradensis. In: IUCN 2014