AmphibiaWeb - Peltophryne fluviatica
Peltophryne fluviatica (Schwartz, 1972)
Hispaniolan Crestless Toad
family: Bufonidae
genus: Peltophryne
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Critically Endangered (CR)
National Status None
Regional Status None
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Small bodied toad with an acuminate snout and no cranial crests. Dorsal coloration is green with bright yellow to orange spots. A thin light tan to yellow middorsal line often present. Dark bands present on the limbs. Feet are orange to light green. Ventrum is white. Throat has various grey markings. Paratoid glands are dorsoventrally elongated and covered by dark orange warts. The paratoids are bisected by a dark green lateral band.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Dominican Republic


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Endemic to Hispaniola, also found at a location 2 km east of Santiago Rodriguez at an elevation of about 150 m.


Powell, R. and Pregill, G. K. (1963). ''Peltophryne fluviatica.'' Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles. American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, 507.1-507.2.

Originally submitted by: April Robinson (first posted 2001-01-31)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2001 Peltophryne fluviatica: Hispaniolan Crestless Toad <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 20, 2023.

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