This species occurs in southern Brazil, lowland Bolivia, Paraguay, and northeastern Argentina. Its altitudinal range is 0-2,000m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is usually found on low vegetation around temporary and permanent waterbodies. Eggs and tadpoles are found in the water. It can withstand some level of anthropogenic disturbance and has been found in rice cultivation.
It is a very common species.
There are no major threats to this species.
It occurs in several protected areas. Taxonomic work is required to resolve this species complex.
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 fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
This species is a complex of more than one species.
Guarino Colli, Lucy Aquino, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Débora Silvano, Norman Scott, Jose Langone 2004. Scinax fuscomarginatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55957A11384209. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55957A11384209.en .Downloaded on 12 December 2018