This species is restricted to southern Peru. Recorded from La Union, Departamento Ayacucho and the Amazonian slopes of Departamento Cuzco. It has an altitudinal range of 900-1,900m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
Its habitat consists of montane primary and secondary tropical forest. Breeds in slow streams and roadside ditches. It can be found at the edge of agricultural areas, but not in these areas.
It is a common species.
Some localized deforestation for smallholder farming (eg. coffee and tea).
Occurs in the Parque Nacional Manu, Amarakaeri Reserved Zone and Bahuaja Sonene National Park.
Red List Status
Least Concern (LC)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its relatively wide distribution, tolerance of a degree of habitat modification, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
This species is possibly a synonym of R. veraguensis.
Ariadne Angulo, Wilfredo Arizabal, Jesús Córdova-Santa Gadea 2004. Rhinella inca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54669A11184169. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54669A11184169.en