Scinax canastrensis
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 only from the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, where it is known from the type locality in the Serra da Canastra, and a recently recorded locality at the Estação de Pesquisa e Desenvolvimento de Galheiro (Oliveira-Filho and Kokubum 2003). It has been recorded above 800m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in gallery forests on low vegetation near streams, in which it breeds, and apparently adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species' habitat are logging and fires.

Conservation Actions

The type locality is within Parque Nacional da Serra da Canastra.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.


Rogério Bastos, Paula Cabral Eterovick, Débora Silvano 2004. Scinax canastrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55940A11398967. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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