Scinax centralis
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

  hear Fonozoo call

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 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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, both crops and livestock, as well as logging and fires are major threats to the species’ habitat.

Conservation Actions

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. .Downloaded on 22 January 2019


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