This species occurs in the Atlantic forest of eastern Brazil, ranging from the State of Pernambuco south to the State of Bahia. It occurs up to 700m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an adaptable species living in primary and secondary forest and forest edge, including degraded forest. It breeds in fish ponds, lakes and pools.
It is a very abundant species.
It is adaptable to degradation of its habitat, and so it is not seriously threatened. Spread of intensive agriculture and human settlements might impact certain populations.
It occurs in several protected areas.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Ana Carolina Carnaval, Bruno Pimenta 2004. Hypsiboas atlanticus. In: IUCN 2014