This species is known only from the type locality, Buritis, in the state of Minas Gerais, in Brazil, from 500m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs on low vegetation in and surrounding temporary and permanent ponds (in which it presumably breeds), in open areas.
The population status of this species is not known.
The major threats to its habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock), as well as logging and the construction of dams.
It has not been recorded from any protected areas.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas buriti. In: IUCN 2014