Scinax ariadne


Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family

Scientific Name: Scinax ariadne
Species Authority: (Bokermann, 1967)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known only from a single protected area that is in both São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro States, in south-eastern Brazil. It has been recorded above 500m asl, to at least 1,600m asl, although the upper limit of its altitudinal range is not known. It might occur more widely.
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Population [top]

Population: It is not an uncommon species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It occurs on vegetation near streams, in which it breeds, in primary and secondary forest.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no current threats to its habitat at present, since it is only known to occur in a protected area, but it might occur outside this area in which case these parts of its habitat could be under threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The protected area which its known range is wholly within is Parque Nacional da Serra da Bocaina.

Citation: Carlos Alberto Gonçalves da Cruz, Sergio Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva 2004. Scinax ariadne. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <>. Downloaded on 28 August 2015.
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