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Rhinella bergi
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in northeastern Argentina, central Paraguay, and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. It is found at approximately 80-300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

It occurs in grasslands, wet Chaco, and wetlands (Pantanal). It reproduces in temporary and permanent pools (including agricultural pools).

Population

It is abundant and the population is stable.

Population Trend

stable

Major Threats

It is not threatened currently, however, it is potentially threatened in the future by habitat destruction and pollution caused by agricultural activities.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in protected areas.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)

Rationale

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

Taxonomic Notes

C├ęspedez (2000) separated the taxon formerly known as Rhinella pygmaea into two species: R. pygmaea of coastal Brazil and R. bergi in the interior of the continent.

Citation

Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, Patricia Narvaes, Jorge C├ęspedez 2004. Rhinella bergi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T54587A11156258. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54587A11156258.en .Downloaded on 17 November 2018

 

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