Rhinella sclerocephala (Mijares-Urrutia and Arends-R., 2001)

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

Bufo sclerocephalus Mijares-Urrutia and Arends-R., 2001, Herpetologica, 57: 525. Holotype: EBRG 3415, by original designation. Type locality: "1.5 km (by road) from Curimagua to Cerro Galicia, Municipio Petit, Sierra de San Luis, Estado Falcón, Venezuela (about 11° 10′ N, 69° 41′ W), about 1150 m".

Rhinella sclerocephalaFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 366.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Sierra de San Luis, Estado Falcón, Venezuela, 1150-1350 m elevation.

Comment

In the Rhinella margaritifera complex (as Bufo) according to the original publication. Barrio-Amorós, 2004, Rev. Ecol. Latino Am., 9: 4, noted the Venezuelan distribution and relevant literature. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo sclerocephalus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 191.

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