This species occurs in Amazonas Department, Colombia, in eastern Peru, in the states of Pará, Amazonas, and Rondonia, Brazil and in the Departamento de Pando, Amazonian Bolivia. The extent of occurrence is 3,143,261 km2.
Habitat and Ecology
It lives on the humid old growth forest floor and uses the water retained inside the "ouriço" of Brazil nuts to breed as well as small temporary pools.
It is locally abundant in Brazil, and locally common in Bolivia and Colombia. The population is stable.
There are no known threats to this species.
This species occurs in several protected areas.
Area management for habitat where this species is found is necessary, in addition to further research in to its population trends and life history.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and presumed large population.
This species is probably a complex of more than one species.
IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Rhinella castaneotica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T54603A61393360. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T54603A61393360.en