Scinax granulatus
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: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in southern Brazil, southeastern Paraguay (along the Rio Parana), northeastern Argentina, and Uruguay. Its altitudinal range is from 0-1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives in open habitats and breeds on the ground or on low vegetation next to the water margins of standing waterbodies such as puddles, ponds or small lakes. Out of spawning period it is arboreal; the egg clutch is deposited on aquatic plants. It adapts to anthropogenic disturbance (often found in houses).


It is a very common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no threats.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in several protected areas. Taxonomic work is required to resolve this species complex.

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.

Taxonomic Notes

This form is a complex of more than one species. It includes Scinax eringiophilus.


Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, D├ębora Silvano, Jose Langone, Diego Baldo 2004. Scinax granulatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55960A11385420. .Downloaded on 23 January 2019


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