Scinax eurydice

Subgenus: ruber
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 widely distributed in eastern Brazil, from the State of Rio de Janeiro, north to the State of Paraíba, with an apparently isolated population in the State of Maranhão. It occurs up to 1,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is an adaptable species that lives in primary and secondary forest, on forest edges, and in a variety of open habitats. It has also been found inside houses. It is often found on low vegetation near ponds, lakes or flooded areas. It breeds in temporary and permanent ponds.


It is a reasonably common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Apart from clear-cutting, this species does not face any serious 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 to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

It is probably a complex of several species (A. Carnaval pers. comm.)


Cristina Arzabe, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2010. Scinax eurydice. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55953A11401300. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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