Scinax brieni
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: Brazil


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Serra do Mar, in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro States, Brazil. It occurs above 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The species occurs on leaves or stems of low vegetation near and away from streams or ponds in forests, secondary growth, or clearings. It breeds in natural or artificial pools, or slow flowing streams. It is also found in disturbed habitats such as pastureland and rural gardens.


It is a moderately common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species, as it appears to be able to persist in disturbed habitats.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes several protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence and population status is needed. 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, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because its population is not believed to be in decline at present.

Taxonomic Notes

Haddad and Pombal (1987) removed this species from the synonymy of Scinax catharinae, without comment.


Dante Pavan, Ulisses Caramaschi 2004. Scinax brieni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55938A11398447. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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