Scinax obtriangulatus
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 is known from Serra da Mantiqueira and Serra do Mar, in Rio de Janeiro, Minas Gerais and São Paulo States, in Brazil. It occurs from 800-2,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

The species occurs on low vegetation near waterbodies in primary and secondary forest. It has not been recorded outside forest. It breeds in permanent streams.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Habitat loss due to deforestation, infrastructure development and agricultural encroachment is a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes several protected areas. More research into its Extent of Occurrence is desirable. Further research is required to resolve taxonomic confusion within the genus Scinax.

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.


Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Ana Maria Telles 2004. Scinax obtriangulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55982A11390828. .Downloaded on 18 January 2019


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