Scinax pachycrus

Subgenus: ruber
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 from northeastern Brazil occurs from the northern part of the State of Minas Gerais, north to the States of Pernambuco and Paraiba.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of dry "Caatinga" savannah and rock outcrops, as well as agricultural land. It can be found in bromeliads or on vegetation near waterbodies. It breeds in temporary ponds.


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

It is probably not seriously threatened, but some populations might be impacted by intensive agriculture, or by overgrazing by livestock.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in some 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 fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Oswaldo Luiz Peixoto, Cristina Arzabe 2004. Scinax pachycrus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55984A11391526. .Downloaded on 21 February 2019


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