Scinax montivagus Juncá, Napoli, Nunes, Mercȇs, and Abreu, 2015

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

Scinax montivagus Juncá, Napoli, Nunes, Mercês, and Abreu, 2015, Herpetologica, 71: 300. Holotype: UFBA 6753, by original designation. Type locality: "Mata do Campo Limpo, Parque Estadual das Sete Passagens, Municipality of Miguel Calmon (11°23′49″S, 40°31′37″W; 1040 m above sea level [asl]; datum 5 WGS84 for all coordinates), Bahia State, Brazil". 

English Names

None noted. 


Serra do Espinhaço Range in the state of Bahia, Brazil, mainly inhabiting rock fields. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Scinax ruber clade according to the original publication. Lopes, Bang, and Giaretta, 2019, Neotropical Biodiversity, 5: 41–46, reported on the advertisement call. In the Scinax granulatus 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): 104 (see comment under Hylinae). 

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