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Rhinella rumbolli
family: Bufonidae

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
See IUCN account.
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in Calilegua, Ledesma Department, Jujuy Province and Arasayal, Orán Department, Salta Province, Argentina, from 700-1,700m asl. It is expected to occur more widely, and might be present in Bolivia.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a terrestrial species occurring in montane forests (Yungas). Its tolerance to habitat disturbance is not known. It reproduces in slow-flowing streams where the tadpoles also develop.

Population

Although it is a rare species, it is nonetheless collected regularly.

Population Trend

Decreasing

Major Threats

Selective logging and clear-cutting of primary forests are the main threat to this species, although it is also being affected by the introduction of predatory fish (trout) and the alteration of watersheds.

Conservation Actions

It is present in Parque Nacional Calilegua and Parque Nacional Baritú.

Citation

Esteban Lavilla 2004. Rhinella rumbolli. In: IUCN 2014

 

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