Scinax berthae
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2003 Dr. Axel Kwet (1 of 2)

  hear call (1975.9K MP3 file)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in Argentina, in Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre RĂ­os, Misiones and Chaco; in Brazil from Rio Grande do Sul to Sao Paulo; in Paraguay it occurs along the eastern and southern region and in Uruguay it can be found in the entire country. Its altitudinal range is 0-1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It can be found in grasslands and clearings in rainforest. It reproduces in temporary pools and occurs in altered habitats.


Its abundance varies from common to rare throughout its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Selective logging, clear-cutting of primary forests for agriculture (including rice plantations) are major threats. Pollution of soil and water due to agricultural practices-Industrial pollution (organic wastes) is also a threat.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is probably a complex of more than one species.


Esteban Lavilla, Axel Kwet, Lucy Aquino, Magno Vicente Segalla, Jose Langone 2004. Scinax berthae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55934A11397823. .Downloaded on 23 February 2019


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