This species is known only from the type locality, Chapada dos Guimarães, in Mato Grosso State, Brazil, at around 800m asl. It presumably occurs more widely, but its distribution is very poorly known.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an inhabitant of the Cerrado savannah, and occurs on vegetation near small streams in which it breeds.
The population status of this species is not known.
The major threats to this species’ habitat are agricultural development (for both crops and livestock) and fire. The disturbance of the habitat by tourists is also a threat.
Its type locality is within a protected area.
Ulisses Caramaschi, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2004. Phyllomedusa centralis. In: IUCN 2014