This recently described species is known from Quebrangulo, in Alagoas State, Brazil, where it has not been observed below 600m asl. It probably occurs at least a little more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is known from grassland areas with rushes. It breeds in small pools and puddles, in which the larvae develop.
Its population status is unknown. It is found in seasonal spawning aggregations, whereas it is encountered less frequently outside rainy periods.
The threats to this species are not known.
It is not known if it occurs in 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).
Ana Maria Telles, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Dendropsophus studerae. In: IUCN 2014