Rhinella vellardi
family: Bufonidae

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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 from the type locality of Hacienda Yanasona in the Upper Río Marañon area, Cajamarca, Peru.

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is the montane forest in the upper Amazon basin. Nothing further is known about its habitat and ecology, although it presumably breeds in water.


It is a rare species, and there appear to be no recent records, perhaps because of lack of herpetological work within its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threats to this species are not known.

Conservation Actions

It is not known to occur in any protected areas.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status, threats and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was considered to be a subspecies of Rhinella limensis by Leviton and Duellman (1978).


Ariadne Angulo, Jesús Córdova-Santa Gadea, Ulrich Sinsch, César Aguilar Puntriano, Wilfredo Arizabal 2004. Rhinella vellardi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54791A11192481.


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