This species from eastern and northeastern Brazil ranges from Prado in the south of the State of Bahia north to Brejo da Madre de Deus in the State of Pernambuco and to Crato in the State of Ceara.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of dry Caatinga savannah, living on low vegetation near waterbodies. It breeds in temporary or permanent pools.
It is a common species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, livestock grazing, and fire.
It is not known 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). It is probably a complex of more than one species.
Rogério Bastos, Gabriel Skuk 2004. Dendropsophus oliveirai. In: IUCN 2014