Rhinella castaneotica

Subgenus: margaritifera
family: Bufonidae

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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in Amazonas, Colombia; eastern Peru; the states of Pará, Amazonas, and Rondonia, Brazil; and the Departamento Pando, Amazonian Bolivia.

Habitat and Ecology

It lives on the old growth humid forest floor and uses the water retained inside the "ouriço" of Brazil nuts to breed. It also uses small temporary pools.


It is locally abundant in Brazil, and locally common in Bolivia and Colombia.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

This species is probably a complex of more than one species.


Claudia Azevedo-Ramos, Jose Vicente Rueda, Steffen Reichle 2004. Rhinella castaneotica. In: IUCN 2014


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