Scinax agilis (Cruz and Peixoto, 1983)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax agilis

Hyla agilis Cruz and Peixoto, 1983 "1982", Rev. Brasil. Biol., 42: 721. Holotype: EI 7123, by original designation. Type locality: "Ibiriba (19° 14′ S, 39° 55′ W, alt. aprox. 20 m.), Município de Linhares, Estado do Espírito Santo", Brazil.

Scinax agilisDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 16, 21.

Ololygon agilis — Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016, Zootaxa, 4104: 26. 

English Names

Agile Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 63).


Coastal region of Espírito Santo, Brazil, north through coastal Bahia, Sergipe, to Alagoas (see comment). 


Related to Scinax berthae, according to the original publication. In the Scinax staufferi group according to Duellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 1-23. Transferred to the Scinax catharinae group by Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 372. Bahia, Brazil, locality provided by Peixoto, Gomes, and Carvalho-e-Silva, 2003, Herpetol. Rev., 34: 163. In the Scinax catharinae clade of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 95. Toledo, 2005, Herpetol. Rev., 36: 75, provided the record from Alagoas, Brazil. Nunes, Santiago, and Juncá, 2007, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 2: 89–96, described the advertisement call. Passos, Bruschi, Lima, and Toledo, 2012, Check List, 8: 792-793, provided a record for the state of Sergipe, Brazil, and commented on the range. Lourenço, Luna, and Pombal, 2014, Zootaxa, 3889: 268, suggested that some coastal records this species from Alagoas, Bahia, and Sergipe may be referable to Scinax melanodactylusDubeux, Silva, Nascimento, Gonçalves, and Mott, 2019, Rev. Nordestina Zool., 12: 18–52, noted that the larva remains undescribed.  

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