Rhinella amboroensis
family: Bufonidae

© 2003 Ignacio de la Riva (1 of 1)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

The type specimens of this species come from a locality 12.7km north-west of Empalme, at 2,150m asl (Ergueta and Harvey 1996), in Bolivia, but Köhler (2000) did not find any individuals in this area. Harvey and Smith (1993) point out that the type locality for this species is located at La Serrania de Siberia, between Cochabamba and Santa Cruz Departments in Bolivia. This is the only known locality.

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in aquatic and terrestrial habitats within cloud forest (De la Riva et al. 2000), including small streams (Köhler 2000), and is a larval developing species.


The population status of this species is not known.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat to it is habitat destruction and degradation caused primarily by agricultural development.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes either or both of Parque Nacional Carrasco and Parque Nacional Amboró.


Claudia Cortez, Steffen Reichle, Ignacio De la Riva, Jörn Köhler 2004. Rhinella amboroensis. In: IUCN 2014


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