This species from southern and southeastern Brazil occurs in the States of Sao Paulo, Parana and Santa Catarina. It ranges up to 800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of flooded areas, such as abandoned rice fields. It is usually found on vegetation near waterbodies. It breeds in temporary and semi-permanent still waterbodies, and also semi-permanent swamps on forest edge. It is not found inside forest.
It is a common species.
It is a very adaptable species and is not facing any known threats.
It occurs in several protected areas.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Dendropsophus (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Gilda Andrade, Jaime Bertoluci, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Dendropsophus werneri. In: IUCN 2014