Scinax iquitorum Moravec, Tuanama, Pérez-Peña, and Lehr, 2009

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

Scinax iquitorum Moravec, Tuanama, Pérez-Peña, and Lehr, 2009, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 4: 10. Holotype: MUSM27577, by original designation. Type locality: "the vicinity of Puerto Almendras (03°49′46″S, 073°22′32″W; ca. 120 m a.s.l.,), ca. 17 km straight SW of Iquitos, Region Loreto, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known currently from the area of Río Nanay and Peruvian Río Yavari, Region Loreto, Peru; Municipalities of Cruzeiro do Sul and Placido de Castro, Acre, Brazil. 


In the Scinax ruber clade according to the original publication. Machado, Machado, Paiva, and Moravec, 2015, Herpetozoa, Wien, 27: 189–190, and Melo-Sampaio and Souza, 2015, Check List, 11 (Art. 1681): 1–6, provided records from Acre, Brazil, and briefly discussed the range. 

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