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Scinax angrensis 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Hylidae

Scientific Name: Scinax angrensis B. Lutz, 1973

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Annotations:
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern because, although its Extent of Occurrence is much less than 5,000 km2, it is common and occurs in a habitat that is not under significant threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known from Mangaratiba in Rio de Janeiro State, to Picinguaba, in São Paulo State, Brazil. It is known up to 800m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population:It is a very common species.
Current Population Trend:Decreasing
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species is known from primary forest but it might also occur in secondary forest. It breeds in permanent streams, and also in artificial ponds, but is otherwise not known from human habitats.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Clear-cutting of forests is a major threat to the species, as it is not known to occur outside forest.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of the species includes a few protected areas. More research into the Extent of Occurrence and ecological requirements is needed, as well as an assessment of what are the major threats to the species. Further research is required to resolve taxonomic confusion within the genus Scinax.

Citation: Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, Ana Maria Telles. 2004. Scinax angrensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T55927A11395179. . Downloaded on 18 November 2017.
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