Rhinella rumbolli
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs in Calilegua, Ledesma Department, Jujuy Province and Arasayal, Orán Department, Salta Province, Argentina, from 700-1,700m asl. It is expected to occur more widely, and might be present in Bolivia.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a terrestrial species occurring in montane forests (Yungas). Its tolerance to habitat disturbance is not known. It reproduces in slow-flowing streams where the tadpoles also develop.


Although it is a rare species, it is nonetheless collected regularly.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Selective logging and clear-cutting of primary forests are the main threat to this species, although it is also being affected by the introduction of predatory fish (trout) and the alteration of watersheds.

Conservation Actions

It is present in Parque Nacional Calilegua and Parque Nacional Baritú.

Red List Status

Vulnerable (VU)


Listed as Vulnerable because its Extent of Occurrence is less than 20,000 km2, its distribution is severely fragmented, and there is continuing decline in the extent and quality of its forest habitat in northwestern Argentina.


Esteban Lavilla 2004. Rhinella rumbolli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54752A11199768. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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