This species is known only from the north-eastern slopes of the central highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, between 1,600 and 1,700m asl. The limits of its distribution are not known.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in streamside vegetation within cloud forest, and is presumed to breed in the streams.
There is no information on its population status.
The threats to this species are not known. However, it seems possible that it is suffering habitat loss through some degree of deforestation for timber and conversion of land to agricultural use.
It is not known if it is present in any protected areas.
This species was elevated from subspecies status under Exerodonta melanomma by Campbell and Duellman (2000). It was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Exerodonta (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Georgina Santos-Barrera 2004. Exerodonta bivocata. In: IUCN 2014