Rhinella acrolopha (Trueb, 1971)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Rhinella > Species: Rhinella acrolopha

Rhamphophryne acrolopha Trueb, 1971, Contrib. Sci. Nat. Hist. Mus. Los Angeles Co., 216: 18. Holotype: KU 76965, by original designation. Type locality: "Cerro Malí, Darién Province, Panamá, elevation 1410 m".

Rhinella acrolophaChaparro, Pramuk, and Gluesenkamp, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 211, by implication.

English Names

Cerro Mali Beaked Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).


Serranía del Darién in Panama and immediately adjacent Colombia (Parque Nacional Los Katíos), 1410–1480 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia, Panama


 Köhler, 2011, Amph. Cent. Am.: 102–103 and 116, compared this species to the other Rhinella in Central America (as Chaunus and Rhinella), provided an identification key, range map, and photograph. In the Rhinella margaritifera clade, Rhinella festae group of Pereyra, Blotto, Baldo, Chaparro, Ron, Elias-Costa, Iglesias, Venegas, Thomé, Ospina-Sarria, Maciel, Rada, Kolenc, Borteiro, Rivera-Correa, Rojas-Runjaic, Moravec, De la Riva, Wheeler, Castroviejo-Fisher, Grant, Haddad, and Faivovich, 2021, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 447: 1–156. Cruz-Rodríguez, Lynch, Cárdenas, and Caicedo-Portilla, 2021, Zootaxa, 4965: 262, pictured a paratype in the MLS. 

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