Scinax albertinae Ferrão, Moravec, Ferreira, Moraes, and Hanken, 2022

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

Scinax albertinae Ferrão, Moravec, Ferreira, Moraes, and Hanken, 2022, Breviora, 573: 6. Holotype: INPA-H 42872, by original designation. Type locality: "Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve (03°03′31″S, 60°45′42″W; 73 m a.s.l.), municipality of Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil". LSID:

English Names

White-sand’s Snouted Treefrog (original publication). 


Known only from white-sand forest at the type locality in the Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve, municipality of Novo Airão, Amazonas, Brazil, 73 m elevation. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


A member of the Scinax staufferi species group according to the original publication, where advertisement call, comparative adult and larval morphology, and molecular markers were detailed. In the Scinax cruentomma group of Araujo-Vieira, Lourenço, Lacerda, Lyra, Blotto, Ron, Baldo, Pereyra, Suárez-Mayorga, Baêta, Ferreira, Barrio-Amorós, Borteiro, Brandão, Brasileiro, Donnelly, Dubeux, Köhler, Kolenc, Leite, Maciel, Nunes, Orrico, Peloso, Pezzuti, Reichle, Rojas-Runjaic, Silva, Sturaro, Langone, Garcia, Rodrigues, Frost, Wheeler, Grant, Pombal, Haddad, and Faivovich, 2023, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 27 (Special Issue): 96 (see comment under Hylinae).

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