This species occurs in coastal southeastern Brazil from the State of Espírito Santo, south to the State Santa Catarina. It altitudinal range is 100-1,300m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in primary and old secondary lowland and montane rainforest, it is usually found on vegetation near streams, where it breeds.
It is a common species.
The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to agriculture, logging and human settlement.
It occurs in many protected areas.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Axel Kwet 2004. Scinax flavoguttatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55955A11401605. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55955A11401605.en .Downloaded on 22 January 2019