Scinax pedromedinae
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: Bolivia, Brazil, Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species' geographic range is the upper Amazon Basin in extreme eastern Peru, in the drainages of the Río Purus and Río Madre de Dios, Departamento Madre de Dios. It can be found up to 200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is lowland tropical rainforest. Eggs are deposited in temporary pools. It is not known if the species can occur in modified habitats.


It is a very abundant species. It is one of the most abundant species at Cusco Amazonico (Duellman, 1995) and nearby Tambopata (Doan and Arizábal, 2000).

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats; it is a widespread species with large areas of suitable habitat remaining. Local populations might be impacted by deforestation.

Conservation Actions

This species is known to occur in the Tambopata National Reserve, and might also occur in the Alto Purus Reserved Zone, Manu Biosphere Reserve, and Bahuaja Sonene National Park.

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.


Ariadne Angulo, Javier Icochea, Robert Reynolds 2004. Scinax pedromedinae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55986A11392126. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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