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Scinax albicans
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
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 Serra do Mar in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil. It occurs around 1,200m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

They are found on vegetation near small streams and brooks in primary and old secondary forest where they also breed. They have not been recorded outside forest.

Population

This is a very common species.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

Habitat loss due to deforestation, the creation of small farms for agriculture, and fires is a threat to the species.

This species has recently tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection (Toledo et al., 2006b).

Conservation Actions

The species is known from a few protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence is needed.

Taxonomic Notes

For a discussion of the status of this species, see Heyer (1980).

Citation

Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues 2010. Scinax albicans. In: IUCN 2014

 

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