Scinax auratus
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

© 2007 Mirco Sole (1 of 2)
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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in northeastern Brazil from the State of Bahia, north to the State of Paraiba. It ranges up to 960m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a very adaptable species that lives in lowland forest, forest edge, open habitats and rocky areas, often in bromeliads, on shrubs or in swamps. It breeds in temporary and permanent pools.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Apart from bromeliad collecting, this species probably faces almost no threats.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This could be a complex of more than one species (C. Arzabe pers. comm.).


Cristina Arzabe, Flora Junca 2004. Scinax auratus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55932A11397585. .Downloaded on 22 January 2019


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