Scinax constrictus Lima, Bastos, and Giaretta, 2005

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

Scinax constrictus Lima, Bastos, and Giaretta, 2005, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 62: 506. Holotype: MNRJ 31205, by original designation. Type locality: "BRAZIL—Goiás: Municipality of Palmeiras (16° 48′ S; 49° 55′ W), Sítio dos Pinheiros".

English Names

None noted.


Northeastern Tocantíns south through central and western Goíás and extreme western Minas Gerais and southern Mato Grosso to northern Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, and into Santa Cruz Department, northeastern Bolivia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Bolivia, Brazil


In the Scinax rostratus group according to the original publication, where the external morphology, advertisement, and revisionary notes were provided. Carvalho, Galdino, and Ávila, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 103, provided the record for Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. Gambale, Signorelli, and Bastos, 2014, Amphibia-Reptilia, 35: 271–281, reported on individual variation in advertisement calls. Neves, Pereira Silva, Rocha, Vasques, and Santos, 2014, Herpetol. Notes, 7: 745–746, provided the record for the Municipality of Limeira do Oeste, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Santos, Gambale, Bastos, and Nomura, 2019, J. Herpetol., 53: 62–67, described the larval morphology. Ragalzi, Neves, Montaño, and Santana, 2019, Herpetol. Notes, 12: 389–390, provided a record for Santa Cruz Department, Bolivia, and who provided a dot map for the species. Oliveira, Santos, Souza, Lima-Ribeiro, Vergilio, Zórtea, Silva, Melo, Guilherme, Vaz-Silva, and Morais, 2019, Herpetol. Notes, 12: 492, reported the species from southwestern Goíás, Brazil, and discussed natural history. Neves, Yves, Pereira Silva, Alves, Vasques, Coelho, and Silva, 2019, Herpetozoa, Wien, 32: 113–123, provided habitat information and a record for western Minas Gerais, Brazil. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 90, provided an account. Freitas, Sales, Sampaio, Piorski, and Weber, 2021, Brazil. J. Biol., 81: 855–866, compared this species with Scinax nebulosus employing molecular markers. In the Scinax rostratus 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): 76 (see comment under Hylinae).  

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