Rhinella alata

Subgenus: margaritifera
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Gorzula, S. and Senaris, J.C. 1998. Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana I. A database. Scientiae Guaianae 8:19, (but also Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sa, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, and Green, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 365.)

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Anfibios del Ecuador

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, Ecuador, Panama, Venezuela


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

Rhinella alata's distribution is poorly documented; the type locality is in Panama but the population currently allocated to this name is in Venezuela north of the Orinoco River, possibly also in northern Colombia (Frost, 2007).

Habitat and Ecology

No information available on the species' habitat and ecology.


No population status information is currently available for this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions

No conservation measures are known for this species.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements as well as on continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity.

Taxonomic Notes

There are continuing issues with the taxonomic validity of this name, as populations associated with this nominal taxon may be conspecific with Rhinella acutirostris (see Frost, 2007).


Ariadne Angulo 2008. Rhinella alata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135795A4202623.


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