Peltophryne fluviatica (Schwartz, 1972)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Peltophryne > Species: Peltophryne fluviatica

Bufo fluviaticus Schwartz, 1972, J. Herpetol., 6: 226. Holotype: CM 54074, by original designation. Type locality: "1.8 mi. (2.9 km) W Los Quemados, Santiago Rodríguez Province, República Dominicana".

Peltophryne fluviaticaPregill, 1981, Copeia, 1981: 273. Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 365.

Bufo fluviaticusHedges, 1996, in Powell and Henderson (eds.), Contr. W. Indian Herpetol.: 100, by implication; Pramuk, 2000, J. Herpetol., 34: 334.

English Names

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

Hispaniolan Crestless Toad (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 183; Hedges, Powell, Henderson, Hanson, and Murphy, 2019, Caribb. Herpetol., 67: 8). 


Northwestern Dominican Republic in the Cibao Valley, elevations of 150 to 175 m, 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Dominican Republic

Endemic: Dominican Republic


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo fluviaticus) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 183. Henderson and Powell, 2009, Nat. Hist. Rept. Amph. W. Indies: 27, summarized the natural history literature (as Bufo fluviaticus).

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