Scinax oreites
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Near Threatened (NT)
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 can be found on the eastern slopes of the Peruvian Andes in the departments of Amazonas, Pasco and San Martin, from 1,600-2,400m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It can be found in upper and montane rainforest (cloud forest) and lower montane rainforest. It presumably breeds in ponds, swamps and open areas. It is not known whether or not it can survive in degraded habitats.


There is no information on its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Specific threats to this species are not known, but there is general agricultural development throughout much of the region that is likely to be affecting it.

Conservation Actions

It might occur in the Bosque de Protección Alto Mayo, the Zona Reservada Biabo Cordillera Azul, Parque Nacional de Yanachaga-Chemillén, the Reserva Comunal Yanesha, and the Bosque de Protección San Matías-San Carlos (although this requires confirmation).

Red List Status

Near Threatened (NT)


Ariadne Angulo, Wilfredo Arizabal, Edgar Lehr, Daniel Neira 2004. Scinax oreites. In: IUCN 2014


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