Rhaebo lynchi
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Mueses-Cisneros AA 2007 A new species of Rhaebo (Anura: Bufonidae) from the Cordillera Occidental of Colombia. Zootaxa 1662:53-59
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Colombia



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

Rhaebo lynchi is only known from the type locality, Vereda “El Chuscal”, boundaries with Caicedo, Urrao, Antioquia, Colombia (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

The holotype was captured in primary forest, under logs during a rainy season. The female has a mass of pale eggs and convoluted oviducts (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).


The species is only known from a single specimen, the holotype.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species. Surveys are needed in the type locality to determine whether it is still present there (the holotype was collected in 1972)(Mueses-Cisneros, pers. com. 2008).

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only recently been described, and there is still very little known about its extent of occurrence, area of occupancy, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

Rhaebo lynchi differs from other congeners by a combination of morphological features (Mueses-Cisneros, 2007).


Jonh Jairo Mueses-Cisneros 2008. Rhaebo lynchi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T136106A4237642. .Downloaded on 20 February 2019


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