This species is known only from the type locality, Chapada dos Veadeiros, in the municipality of Alto Paraíso de Goiás, in Goiás State, Brazil, at 1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is found along streams, in which it breeds, in gallery forests, and probably does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is not an uncommon species.
Logging and fires are the 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, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2004. Hypsiboas phaeopleura. In: IUCN 2014