Scinax exiguus (Duellman, 1986)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Scinaxinae > Genus: Scinax > Species: Scinax exiguus

Ololygon exigua Duellman, 1986, Copeia, 1986: 866. Holotype: KU 167094, by original designation. Type locality: "Km 144 on the El Dorado-Santa Elena de Uairén Road in the Gran Sabana, Estado de Bolívar, Venezuela, 1210 m (05° 53′ N, 61° 23′ W)".

Scinax exiguaDuellman and Wiens, 1992, Occas. Pap. Mus. Nat. Hist. Univ. Kansas, 151: 22.

Scinax exiguusKöhler and Böhme, 1996, Rev. Fr. Aquar. Herpetol., 23: 139.

English Names

Gran Sabana Snouted Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 64).


Northern part of the Gran Sabana (drainage of the Río Caroní), Estado de Bolívar, Venezuela, at elevations of 1210–1350 m into the northern part of the state of Roraima, Brazil. 


In the Scinax staufferi, according to the original publication. In the Scinax ruber clade, unassigned to group, of Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 294: 97. See comments regarding distribution of Venezuelan population by Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8: 41. Araujo-Vieira, 2017 "2016", Herpetol. Rev., 47: 624, provided records from the state of Roraima, Brazil, and briefly discussed the known range. Carvalho, Azarak, Bang, Duellman, and Giaretta, 2017, Neotropical Biodiversity, 3: 196–202, reassessed the vocalization and distribution in Roraima, Brazil. 

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