Rhinella angeli Rojas-Zamora, Pérez-Peña, Ávila, Carvalho, Perez, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2022

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

Rhinella angeli Rojas-Zamora, Pérez-Peña, Ávila, Carvalho, Perez, Farias, Gordo, and Hrbek, 2022, Zootaxa, 5150: 498. Holotype: CRBIIAP -2126, by original designation. Type locality: "Sacacaca, Yavari-Mirin basin (4° 32’ 3’’ S, 72° 30’ 17’’ W) Department of Loreto, Province of Ramon Castilla, District of Yavari, Peru". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:FFB2F257-BEE9-4502-AF10-80420432005E

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Upland forests (75 to 180 m elevation) away from rivers in east-central Loreto, Peru (Sacacaca, Miricillo, Panguana and Nueva Esperanza in the Yavari-Mirin river basin, as well as the localities of Taguado, Corrientes and Cauchuyo in the Tahuayo-Quebrada blanco river basin and the Sierra del Divisor Natural Reserve; also Matsés National Reserve, right bank of the Yaquerana River); expected to occur in adjacent western Amazonas, Brazil. 

Comment

Comparative morphology and molecular markers noted in the original publication, where the species was placed in the Rhinella margaritifera species group. 

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