This species is known from central Brazil, from the type locality (Silvânia) and the municipality of Ipameri in the state of Goiás, and the Distrito Federal, in Brazil. It has been recorded from 700-1,200m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
In inhabits the Cerrado and occurs on vegetation near waterbodies inside or at the edge of gallery forests, where it also breeds. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.
It is a common species.
Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and fires are major threats to the species’ habitat.
It occurs in several protected areas.
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.
Rogério Bastos, Guarino Colli, Débora Silvano 2004. Scinax centralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55945A11399689. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55945A11399689.en .Downloaded on 22 January 2019