Rhinella ocellata

Subgenus: margaritifera
family: Bufonidae

© 2007 Danté B Fenolio (1 of 4)

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil

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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 the Brazilian Cerrado from Maranhão to Minas Gerais states, in Brazil. It has been recorded from 200-1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the ground in the Cerrado near waterbodies, where it also breeds. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.


It is a locally abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, crops and livestock, dam construction and fires are major threats to the species' habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas.


Rogério Bastos, Dante Pavan, Débora Silvano 2004. Rhinella ocellata. In: IUCN 2014


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