Rhinella ocellata

Subgenus: margaritifera
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Brazil


View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.


From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in the Brazilian Cerrado from Maranhão to Minas Gerais states, in Brazil. It has been recorded from 200-1,500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs on the ground in the Cerrado near waterbodies, where it also breeds. It does not adapt well to anthropogenic disturbance.


It is a locally abundant species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Agriculture, crops and livestock, dam construction and fires are major threats to the species' habitat.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.


Rogério Bastos, Dante Pavan, Débora Silvano 2004. Rhinella ocellata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54720A11192773. .Downloaded on 21 January 2019


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