Distribution and Habitat
The first species were collected from Provincia Loja, Ecuador in the inter-Andean valley. B. amabilis and the B. spinulosus are the only species that occurs north of the Huancabamba Depression.
B. Amabilis can be found in the Matorral Seco Montano Sierra life zone. This area has a mean annual rainfall of 250-500 mm with a mean annual temperature of 7-12°C.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Pramuk, J.B. and F. Kadivar. 2003. A new species of Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Ecuador. Herpetologica, 59, 2003, p 270-283.
Pramuk, J. B. and Kadivar, F. (2003). ''A new species of Bufo (Anura: Bufonidae) from southern Ecuador.'' Herpetologica, 59(2), 270-283.
Written by Theresa Ly ( tea_ly AT berkeley.edu), MVZ, UC Berkeley URAP
First submitted 2003-05-30
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2004-04-21)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2004 Rhinella amabilis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/6102> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 25, 2020.
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