This species occurs in the coastal regions of eastern and southern Brazil, from the State of Bahia, south to the State of Santa Catarina. It ranges up to 1,100m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives in both forest and in more open areas, such as "restinga" shrubland, but not in farmland. It is commonly, but not always, associated with bromeliads. It is often found in forest on vegetation near temporary and permanent ponds where it breeds.
It is a very common species.
In view of its adaptability, it is probably not seriously threatened, though agriculture, clear-cutting, removal of bromeliads, and human settlements might impact some populations.
It occurs in several protected areas.
Bruno Pimenta, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2010. Scinax argyreornatus. In: IUCN 2014