This species occurs in the "Llanos" of eastern Colombia and northern Amazonas State in Venezuela. The only Venezuelan record appears to be from Puerto Ayacucho, in Amazonas; in the map its presence is assumed in Apure and Barinas states. All records are from below 400m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It is a species of moist savannahs, breeding in temporary and permanent ponds and flooded land.
It is a rare species.
With the exception of the effects of fire on its habitat, this species is not likely to be threatened.
It occurs in the El Tupurro National Park in Colombia, and probably in Cinaruco- Capanaparo National Park in Venezuela.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Jose Vicente Rueda, Enrique La Marca 2004. Scinax kennedyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55969A11402681. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55969A11402681.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018