This species is known from the central plateau of Goiás and the Federal District and southeastern Minas Gerais state, Brazil. It has been recorded from 600-1,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in small streams in gallery forests, where they also breed. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is a common species.
Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and the construction of dams are major threats to the species’ habitat.
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).
Paula Cabral Eterovick, Rogério Bastos, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas goianus. In: IUCN 2014