Scinax perereca Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > 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. 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. 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.

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