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Scinax catharinae

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Scinax catharinae
Species Authority: (Boulenger, 1888)
Taxonomic Notes: Many of the subspecies cited by B. Lutz (1973) and by Duellman (1976) are recognizable as distinct species.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Débora Silvano, Paulo Garcia, Magno Vicente Segalla
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species occurs in southern Brazil in the eastern portions of Paraná, Santa Catarina, and Rio Grande de Sul states, 0-1,200m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil
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Population [top]

Population: It is common and stable where suitable habitats survive.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Occurs in secondary and old growth forest habitats at slowly flowing streams or ponds with clear water. The males call at night on low vegetation next to water. The egg clutch is stuck to aquatic vegetation.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss due to deforestation and water pollution is a major threat.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in several protected areas.

Citation: Débora Silvano, Paulo Garcia, Magno Vicente Segalla 2004. Scinax catharinae. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 August 2014.
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