Species Description: Fouquet, A., Gaucher, P., Blanc, M., Velez-Rodriguez, C.M. 2007. Description of two new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from the lowlands of the Guiana shield. Zootaxa 1663: 17-32.
© 2008 Philippe Gaucher (1 of 2)
This species is highly polymorphic. The coloration of the back can be uniformly brown to light gray, or with a variety of leaf-like patterns with successive shades of dark to light brown or gray. A whitish mid-dorsal stripe can occur and can be very thin to 5 mm wide. Flanks are generally darker than the back.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: French Guiana, Suriname
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
This species is likely not abundant.
Fouquet, A., Gaucher, P., Blanc, M. and Velez-Rodriguez, C. M. (2007). ''Description of two new species of Rhinella (Anura: Bufonidae) from the lowlands of the Guiana shield.'' Zootaxa, 1663, 17-32.
Written by Antoine Fouquet (afo23 AT student.canterbury.ac.nz), University of Canterbury
First submitted 2008-01-14
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-01-27)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Rhinella lescurei <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/7022> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 26, 2017.
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