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Scinax fuscovarius

Subgenus: ruber
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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

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

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species is widespread in southern, southeastern and central Brazil as well as in eastern Bolivia, Paraguay, northern Argentina, and northern Uruguay. Its altitudinal range is from 0-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in open habitats such as pastures. During breeding time it can be found in standing waterbodies, such as ponds. The spawn are attached to aquatic vegetation and the tadpoles develop in the water. It is very common in urban areas, and inside houses.

Population

It is common even in deforested regions.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

There are no threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas. Taxonomic work is required to resolve this species complex.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is probably a complex of several species. Scinax trachythorax and S. megapodius are treated as separate species by some authors, but the most recent review of Hylidae considers them both to be a synonym of S. fuscovarius (Faivovich, et al., 2005).

Citation

Lucy Aquino, Rogério Bastos, Steffen Reichle, Débora Silvano, Diego Baldo, Jose Langone 2010. Scinax fuscovarius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55958A11384903. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-2.RLTS.T55958A11384903.en .Downloaded on 14 December 2018

 

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