Incilius signifer
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Mendelson J, Williams BL, Sheil CA, Mulcahy DG 2005 Scientific Papers Natural History Museum the University of Kansas 38, 31 March 2005: 1-27.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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Bufo signifer is a medium-sized (males to 64 mm, females to 77 mm SVL) member of the Bufo coccifer group that resembles B. coccifer in most features but differs in having thinner parietal cranial crests and in characteristics of the call. It differs from all members of the group in having a cream venter with an overlay of brown-black in a marbled pattern, where as others have nearly immaculate cream venters. This the the eastern-most member of the group.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Panama


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Mendelson, J. R. III., Williams, B.L., Sheil, C.A., and Mulcahy, D.G. (2005). ''Systematics of the Bufo coccifer complex (Anura: Bufonidae) of Mesoamerica.'' Scientific Papers of the Natural History Museum University of Kansas, 38, 1-27.

Written by David Wake (wakelab AT, UC Berkeley
First submitted 2005-09-29

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2005 Incilius signifer <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 24, 2018.

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