Oreophrynella huberi Diego-Aransay and Gorzula, 1990

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Oreophrynella > Species: Oreophrynella huberi

Oreophrynella huberi Diego-Aransay and Gorzula, 1990 "1987", Mem. Soc. Cienc. Nat. La Salle, 47: 233-238. Holotype: MHNLS 11148, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro El Sol, al noreste del Auyán-tepui (06°06′N-62°32′W). Edo. Bolívar. Venezuela. 1700 m."

English Names

Bolivar Bush Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).


Known only from the type locality on top of Cerro El Sol, a northeastern fragment of Auyan-tepui, Bolívar, Venezuela, 1700 to 1755 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Venezuela

Endemic: Venezuela


See comment by Gorzula and Señaris, 1999 "1998", Scient. Guaianae, 8: 19, on distribution. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 199. Señaris, Lampo, Rojas-Runjaic, and Barrio-Amorós, 2014, Guía Ilust. Anf. Parque Nac. Canaima: 52–53, provided a brief account. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 11, for remarks on distribution and literature. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana.

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