Scinax longilineus
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 can be found in the mountains of southeastern Brazil, at 700-1,200m asl in the State of Minas Gerais.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives inside lowland and montane forests, including riparian forests, and on forest edges, but not in more open areas. It is usually found on vegetation near streams. It breeds in streams and pools in streams.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats are probably related to habitat loss due to wood plantations, logging, mining and human settlement.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in some 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.


Bruno Pimenta, Gilda Andrade 2004. Scinax longilineus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55973A11387158. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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