Scinax ictericus
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: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from the lowland "rolling hills" of the southeastern slopes of the Andes (Departamento Huanuco, Departments of Ucayali and Madre de Dios), central and southern Peru, and also from a single locality in Colombia. It might occur in northern Bolivia and western Brazil. It can be found at elevations of 200m.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is lowland primary tropical moist forest. It may occur at the forest edge, but not in degraded habitats. Eggs are deposited in temporary pools.


It is not an uncommon species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats; it is a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. Local populations might be impacted by deforestation.

Conservation Actions

In Peru this species is known to occur in Tambopata National Reserve and Parque Nacional Manu, and might also occur in Alto Purus, Manu and Amarakaeri Reserved Zones, and Bahuaja Sonene National Park.

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.


Ariadne Angulo, Javier Icochea, Robert Reynolds, Steffen Reichle 2004. Scinax ictericus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55965A11402214. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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