This species is known only from the type locality, Chapada dos Veadeiros, in Goiás State, Brazil, from 1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in gallery forests along streams, in which it breeds.
It is a common species.
Logging, mining and fires are major threats to its habitat.
The type locality is within a protected area.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich et al. 2005).
Ulisses Caramaschi, Rogério Bastos, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas ericae. In: IUCN 2014