This species is known from Guania department in Colombia, Bolívar State in Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana and Amapa state, in Brazil. It has been recorded up to 900m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a nocturnal, arboreal species inhabiting tropical lowland rainforest. Reproduction most likely occurs in forest ponds and pools. Eggs and tadpoles are placed and develop in water. It is not known whether or not it is able to adapt to disturbance of its habitat.
It is not a common species.
There are no major threats to this very widespread species, although there might be some localized threats to some populations.
Several protected areas are within the range of this species.
This species was previously within the genus Hyla but has recently been moved to the resurrected genus Hypsiboas (Faivovich, et al., 2005).
Andrés Acosta-Galvis, Robert Reynolds, César Luis Barrio Amorós 2004. Hypsiboas ornatissimus. In: IUCN 2014