Scinax juncae Nunes and Pombal, 2010

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

Scinax juncae Nunes and Pombal, 2010, Amphibia-Reptilia, 31: 348. Holotype: MNRJ 54400, by original designation. Type locality: "Reserva Ecológica da Michelin (13° 50′ S, 39° 14′ W; sea level), Municipality of Igrapiúna, State of Bahia, North-eastern Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Known from three localities (Municipalities of Boa Nova, Igrapiúna, and Jussari) in the southern state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil, and one locality (Municipality of Salto da Divisa) of the north-eastern state of Minas Gerais, south-eastern Brazil.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax ruber group according to the original publication, where external morphology, advertisement call, and natural history were detailed. 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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