Scinax boesemani
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


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known from Venezuela, lowland Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and Amazonas and Pará states, in Brazil. It occurs from sea level up to 650m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It is usually found around or in bushes over small temporary waterbodies in tropical rainforest and forest edges. Males are found calling from vegetation 5-10m above the water of temporary pools in primary or secondary forest. It is an explosive breeder, and the eggs and tadpoles are found in temporary forest pools. It is very adaptable to human disturbance of its habitat.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no major threats to this species at present. Local threats include habitat destruction and fire.

Conservation Actions

Several protected areas occur within the range of this species.


Miguel Trefaut Rodrigues, Abraham Mijares 2004. Scinax boesemani. In: IUCN 2014


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