Scinax hayii
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 occurs up to 1,200m asl in the Serra do Mar of southeastern Brazil from the States of EspĂ­rito Santo and southeastern Minas Gerais, south to the State of Parana.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in primary and secondary lowland and montane forest, on forest edges, and in secondary growth, gardens, open situations, and even inside houses. It is usually found on low vegetation near streams and ponds. It breeds in pools along the side of streams, ponds, and even swimming pools.


It is a very abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is a very adaptable species, not facing any known 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 fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Scinax hayii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55961A11401724. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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