This species is widely distributed in eastern Brazil, from the State of Rio de Janeiro, north to the State of Paraíba, with an apparently isolated population in the State of Maranhão. It occurs up to 1,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is an adaptable species that lives in primary and secondary forest, on forest edges, and in a variety of open habitats. It has also been found inside houses. It is often found on low vegetation near ponds, lakes or flooded areas. It breeds in temporary and permanent ponds.
It is a reasonably common species.
Apart from clear-cutting, this species does not face any serious threats.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
It is probably a complex of several species (A. Carnaval pers. comm.)
Cristina Arzabe, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2010. Scinax eurydice. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55953A11401300. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T55953A11401300.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018