Rhinella cerradensis Maciel, Brandão, Campos, and Sebben, 2007

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Rhinella > Species: Rhinella cerradensis

Rhinella cerradensis Maciel, Brandão, Campos, and Sebben, 2007, Zootaxa, 1627: 25. Holotype: CHUNB49573, by original designation. Type locality: "Centro de Instrução e Adestramento de Brasília, Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brazil (14°49′S; 45°58′W)".

Chaunus cerradensisSavage and Bolaños, 2009, Zootaxa, 2005: 4, by implication.

English Names

None noted.


Cerrado habitats in the Brazilian states of Piauí, Bahia, Goiás, Mato Grosso, and Distrito Federal.


In the Rhinella marina group according to the original publication, where the call was described. Santana, Gaiga, Storti, Santos, and Dixo, 2010, Herpetol. Notes, 3: 55-56, provided the first record from Mato Grosso, noted the absence of any records from Minas Gerais, and discussed the range. Maciel, Garcia, Colli, and Schwartz, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 57: 787-797, reported on the molecular phylogenetics of this species, and suggested that it is the sister taxon of Rhinella schneideri and Rhinella poeppigii.

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