This species from southern Brazil ranges from Ribeirão Branco in the state of São Paulo, south to northeastern part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul State. It occurs up to 800m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species occurs on vegetation near waterbodies in primary and secondary forest and forest edge. It is not known from disturbed areas. It creates a foam nest in temporary pools, and is an explosive breeder.
It is a very common species.
Habitat loss due to clear-cutting, agricultural encroachment and infrastructure development is threatening the species.
The range of the species includes a few protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is desirable. Further research is required to resolve taxonomic confusion within the genus Scinax.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Paulo Garcia 2004. Scinax rizibilis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55992A11394386. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55992A11394386.en .Downloaded on 14 November 2018