Scinax luizotavioi
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae
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


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from central Minas Gerais state in Brazil. It has been recorded above 700m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in gallery forests in the Cerrado, and on the edge of the Atlantic Forest. It is found on low vegetation near waterbodies, such as ponds or streams where it also breeds. It probably adapts well to anthropogenic disturbance.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging, mining, fires and dam construction are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range overlaps with 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 to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick, DĂ©bora Silvano 2010. Scinax luizotavioi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T55974A11387584. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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