Incilius bocourti (Brocchi, 1877)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Incilius > Species: Incilius bocourti

English Names

Bocourt's Toad (Liner, 1994, Herpetol. Circ., 23: 16; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 40; Liner and Casas-Andreu, 2008, Herpetol. Circ., 38: 18).


Intermediate and high elevations of southwestern Guatemala and adjacent Chiapas, Mexico, 2000–3200 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Guatemala, Mexico


In the former Bufo bocourti group of Martin, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 50. See comment under Incilius regarding the phylogenetic position of this species. Oliver-López, Woolrich-Piña, and Lemos-Espinal, 2009, Fam. Bufonidae Mex.: 57–58, provided an account (as Ollotis bocourti). Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 104–115, compared this species to others in Central America and provided a range map and photograph.

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