Scinax acuminatus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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

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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Southern Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil), Paraguay, Bolivian Pantanal, and northern Argentina. Its altitudinal range is 150-1000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in savannah and shrubland. It is often found near temporary and permanent waterbodies, where it breeds. It adapts well to human disturbance.


It is common.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no threats, although agricultural activities in eastern Paraguay might threaten some populations.

Conservation Actions

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 fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Lucy Aquino, Rogério Bastos, Steffen Reichle, Débora Silvano, Diego Baldo 2004. Scinax acuminatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55921A11393010. .Downloaded on 16 January 2019


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