This species is known from Atlantic forest in the municipalities of Guaraqueçaba, Piraquara, and Morretes, in Paraná State, Brazil, from 40-1,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It occurs in secondary and old growth coastal rainforest, where it is found in vegetation and on the forest floor. It reproduces by direct development and lays eggs on the ground.
It is abundant within its range.
Its habitat is under threat due to selective logging, cattle ranching, and tourism.
This species is found in Parque Estadual Pico do Marumbi.
Magno Vicente Segalla 2010. Ischnocnema sambaqui. In: IUCN 2014