This species occurs widely in southeastern Brazil in the States of Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, and possibly elsewhere. It altitudinal range is 50-1,300m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in lowland and montane forest, forest edges and eucalyptus plantations, but not in more open areas. It climbs on tall herbaceous vegetation and lays its eggs in epiphytic bromeliads, among other places. It breeds by direct development.
It is a common species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, wood plantations, logging, fires and human settlement.
It occurs in many protected areas.
Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz 2004. Ischnocnema nasuta. In: IUCN 2014