Scinax perereca Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995

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

Scinax perereca Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995, J. Herpetol., 29: 1. Holotype: ZUEC 9179, by original designation. Type locality: "Fasendinha São Luis (approximately 24°13′ S; 48°46′W; 800 m above sea level), Município de Ribeirão Branco, Estado de São Paulo, Brasil".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from a few localities in the states of São Paulo and Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, and Misiones Province in northeastern Argentina; likely in southeastern Paraguay.


In the Scinax ruber group according to the original publication, where the advertisement call, karyotype, and external morphology were described. Pombal, Bastos, and Haddad, 1995, Naturalia, São Paulo, 20: 213–225, reported on the advertisement call. The Scinax ruber group rejected as nonmonophyletic by Faivovich, 2002, Cladistics, 18: 367-393. In the Scinax ruber clade of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 96. See Faivovich and Carrizo, 1999, Herpetol. Rev., 30: 107, for Argentinian record. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 24, suggested that this species will be found in Paraguay. Cruz, Feio, and Caramaschi, 2009, Anf. Ibitipoca: 106-107, provided photographs and a brief account for Scinax aff. perereca in Parque Estadual do Ibitipoca, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Magrini and Giaretta, 2010, Herpetol. Notes, 3: 121–126, described the advertisement and aggressive call. Ferreira, Mônico, Silva, Lirio, Zocca, Mageski, Tonini, Beard, Duca, and Silva-Soares, 2019, ZooKeys, 857: 152, noted an unnamed species, "Scinax aff. perereca" in the region of Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo, Brazil. Santos, Silva, and Martins, 2021, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 19: 95–101, reported on it advertisement call in comparison with Scinax dolloi and Scinax hayiiPezzuti, Leite, Rossa-Feres, and Garcia, 2021, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 22 (Special Issue): 1–109, described and discussed larval morphology (of Scinax aff. perereca) and natural history.

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