Rhinella gallardoi (Carrizo, 1992)

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

Bufo gallardoi Carrizo, 1992, Cuad. Herpetol., 7: 16. Holotype: MACN 2657, by original designation. Type locality: "Monolito, 1.700 m., Calilegua, Jujuy", Argentina.

Chaunus gallardoiFrost, 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: 364. Savage and Bolaños, 2009, Zootaxa, 2005: 4, by implication.

Rhinella gallardoiChaparro, Pramuk, and Gluesenkamp, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 211, by implication.

English Names

Gallardo's Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 41).

Distribution

Higher elevations (1700-1900 m) of the Calilegua National Park and Valle Grande, Jujuy, Argentina; possibly in adjacent Bolivia.

Comment

Similar to Bufo spinulosus but in the Bufo veraguensis group according to the original publication. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 28, discussed the Bolivian record. Lavilla and Cei, 2001, Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 28: 24-25, noted the nomenclatural history and known distribution. Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 60, suggested that the taxon might not occur in Bolivia but regarded previous records as unreliable. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo gallardoi) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 184.

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