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Taxonomic name: Scinax x-signatus (Spix, 1824)
Common names: rainette x-signée (French)
Organism type: amphibian
Scinax x-signatus is a frog species originating from the forests of South America. It occurs in low altitude moist forests, moist savannas, wetlands, pastures, gardens and highly degraded habitats. Since its discovery in Guadeloupe, it has continued its expansion, threatening indigenous frogs through competition.
riparian zones, urban areas, wetlands
Native range: Brazil, Guyana, French Guiana, Suriname, Venezuela.
Known introduced range: Guadeloupe (Global Amphibian Assessment, 2007).
Compiled by: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
Last Modified: Tuesday, 18 March 2008