Scinax fuscomarginatus

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: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in southern Brazil, lowland Bolivia, Paraguay, and northeastern Argentina. Its altitudinal range is 0-2,000m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is usually found on low vegetation around temporary and permanent waterbodies. Eggs and tadpoles are found in the water. It can withstand some level of anthropogenic disturbance and has been found in rice cultivation.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas. Taxonomic work is required to resolve this species complex.

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 species is a complex of more than one species.


Guarino Colli, Lucy Aquino, Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, D├ębora Silvano, Norman Scott, Jose Langone 2004. Scinax fuscomarginatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55957A11384209. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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