Scinax tigrinus Nunes, Carvalho, and Pereira, 2010

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

Scinax tigrinus Nunes, Carvalho, and Pereira, 2010, Zootaxa, 2514: 25. Holotype: MNRJ 54464, by original designation. Type locality: "Palmital District (16° 19′ 20″ S, 47° 13′ 10″ W; 970 m altitude), Municipality of Cabeceira Grande, Minas Gerais State, Southeastern Brazil".

English Names

None noted.


Municipality of Cabaceira Grande in Minas Gerais, and in the municipalities of Jaraguá and Santo Antônio do Descoberto, Goiás, Brazil, in cerrado habitats.


In the Scinax ruber group, close to Scinax maracaya according to the original publication, where the advertisement call and external morphology were detailed. Bang and Giaretta, 2016, Rev. Brasil. Biociênc., Porto Alegre, 14: 181─186, described the advertisement call. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 99, provided an account.

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