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Scinax machadoi

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Scinax machadoi
Species Authority: (Bokermann and Sazima, 1973)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-11-06
Assessor/s: Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick
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 to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
History:
2004 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species is known from Serra do Espinhaço, Serra da Mantiqueira and Serra do Caraça, in Minas Gerais State, in Brazil. It has been recorded from 400-1,200m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Brazil (Minas Gerais)
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species inhabits primary and secondary forest, and also shrubland and is usually found along the edge of streams. It breeds in permanent streams. It has not been recorded from anthropogenic habitats.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Habitat loss and degradation from infrastructure development and agricultural encroachment are threats to the species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: The range of the species includes several protected areas. More research into the species' Extent of Occurrence and ecological requirements is needed. Further research is required to resolve taxonomic confusion within the genus Scinax.
Citation: Luciana Barreto Nascimento, Paula Cabral Eterovick 2010. Scinax machadoi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 April 2014.
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