This species occurs in Sao Bento do Sul, Corupa, Blumenau, Florianopilis, and Garuva, Santa Catarina State, Brazil, at 100-700m asl. It is likely to occur more widely.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs inside secondary and old growth forest in humid areas, on the ground or on stones and low vegetation. The details of its breeding biology are unknown.
It is abundant and its population is stable.
A major threat to this species is habitat loss due to deforestation.
It occurs in Parque Municipal do Maciço da Costeira.
Paulo Garcia, Débora Silvano 2004. Ischnocnema manezinho. In: IUCN 2014