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Scinax alter

Scinax alter (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia
Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Hylinae
Tribus: Dendropsophini
Genus: Scinax
Species: Scinax alter


Scinax alter (Lutz, 1973)

Type locality: "Crubixá, county of Santa Leopoldina, state of Espirito Santo", Brazil. Junior homonym of Hyla arborea orientalis Bedriaga, 1890 "1889".

Holotype: MNRJ 4030.


* Hyla rubra orientalis Lutz, 1968
* Hyla rubra altera Lutz, 1973
* Ololygon altera — Carvalho e Silva and Peixoto, 1991
* Scinax altera — Pombal, Haddad, and Kasahara, 1995
* Scinax alter — Alves and de Carvalho e Silva, 2002


* Lutz, 1968, Pearce-Sellards Ser., 10: 15.
* Alves and de Carvalho e Silva, 2002, J. Herpetol., 36: 133.
* Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Scinax alter . Accessed on 16 Apr 2008.
* 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN link: Scinax alter (Least Concern) Downloaded on 16 April 2008.

Vernacular names
English: Crubixa Snouted Treefrog


Scinax alter is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swamps, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, pastureland, and ponds.


* Potsch de Carvalho-e-Silva, S. & Kwet, A. 2004. Scinax alter. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 22 July 2007.

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