Rhinella rumbolli (Carrizo, 1992)

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

English Names

Salta Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 43).

Distribution

Montane subtropical forest of northwestern Argentina (El Arazayal, Rio Pscado, and Sierra de la Pavas, Salta; Abra Colorado and Abra de Cañas, Calilegua National Park, Jujuy), possibly into adjacent Bolivia.

Comment

In the Bufo veraguensis group and previously confused with Bufo quechua according to the original publication. De la Riva, Köhler, Lötters, and Reichle, 2000, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 14: 58, thought this species possibly to occur in Bolivia. Lavilla and Cei, 2001, Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 28: 27, provided information on the distribution in Argentina. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo rumbolli) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 190. Haad, Vera Candioti, and Baldo, 2014, Herpetologica, 70: 184–197, reported on larval morphology. 

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