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Scinax jolyi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Scinax jolyi
Species Authority: Lescure and Marty, 2001
Common Name(s):
French Rainette De Joly
Taxonomic Notes: The reference of Lescure (1976) refers to this species as S. rostratus.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been discovered, and there is still very little information on its Extent of Occurrence, population status and ecological requirements.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Gabrielle and Kaw Creek in north-eastern French Guiana (Lescure and Marty 2001), and is likely to occur more widely. A dot-map of the distribution is presented in Lescure and Marty (2001). It occurs at very low altitudes, up to only about 10m asl.
Countries:
Native:
French Guiana
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Population [top]

Population: It is not thought to be a common species. It can be found relatively easily after heavy rains but otherwise it can be very difficult to locate.
Population Trend: Unknown

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits marshes in lowland rainforest and has not been found in disturbed areas. It presumably breeds in water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Its major threats are unknown, but most of the known range is within a protected area, so there are not expected to be any major threats to this species' habitat at present.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The protected area within which this species is found is Kaw Nature Reserve.

Citation: Robert Reynolds, Marinus Hoogmoed, Ross MacCulloch, Philippe Gaucher 2004. Scinax jolyi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 20 September 2014.
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