Rhinella arborescandens
family: Bufonidae
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: Peru


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species is known only from the type locality, "from a pass approximately 5km (by road) north-east of Mendoza (06° 18'S; 77° 27'W, altitude approximately 2,400m asl), Provincia Rodriguez de Mendoza, Departamento de Amazonas, Peru" (Duellman and Schulte 1992).

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is montane tropical rainforest, and individuals have been found in bromeliads. Its breeding habits are not known, though it presumably breeds by larval development.


Nothing is known about its population status.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions

It is not found in any protected areas. Further research is needed to assist its conservation.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient since it has only been discovered relatively recently, and there is still very little information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.


Ariadne Angulo, Wilfredo Arizabal, Jesús Córdova-Santa Gadea 2004. Rhinella arborescandens. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54575A11169173.


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