Scinax imbegue Nunes, Kwet, and Pombal, 2012

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

Scinax imbegue Nunes, Kwet, and Pombal, 2012, Copeia, 2012: 562. Holotype: MNRJ 49205, by original designation. Type locality: "Brazil, Santa Catarina State, Municipality of Blumenau, Parque das Nascentes, 27° 03′ S, 49° 05′ W, 412 m a.s.l.".

English Names

None noted.


Semi-open forested lowlands and on plateau slopes of the Atlantic rain forest below 700 m a.s.l., from southern São Paulo to Santa Catarina states.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax ruber clade and confused with Scinax alter prior to its naming according to the original publication, where a brief description of the advertisement call was provided. Manzano, Takeno, and Sawaya, 2022, Zootaxa, 5178: 453–472, reported on the advertisement call. In the Scinax auratus 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): 84 (see comment under Hylinae). 

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