Scinax x-signatus (Spix, 1824) — Overview

Venezuela Snouted Treefrog learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)


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Scinax x-signatus

Scinax x-signatus (common name: Venezuela snouted treefrog) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is found in Brazil, the Guyanas (Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname), Venezuela and Colombia. It may represent more than one species.[2]

Scinax x-signatus is a very common frog inhabiting tropical savannahs, forest edges, and open areas, and is very adaptable to habitat modification.[1]

Breeding takes place in standing water, both permanent and seasonal. Males call from the vegetation above and around ponds.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Rodrigues, M.T., Caramaschi, U. & Mijares, A. (2010). "Scinax x-signatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Scinax x-signatus (Spix, 1824)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 25 May 2014. 


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