Rhinella casconi Roberto, Brito, and Thomé, 2014

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

Rhinella casconi Roberto, Brito, and Thomé, 2014, S. Am. J. Herpetol., 9: 191. Holotype: CFBH 28175, by original designation. Type locality: "municipality of Guaramiranga, state of Ceará, Brazil, . . .  (04° 15′ 17″ S, 38° 56′ 05″ W, 866 m above sea level [asl])". ZooBank: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:25D503DD-DA09-4E69-828D-58DC97DFDCDA

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Restricted to the Serra de Baturit at elevations over 700 m elevation, Ceará, northeastern Brazil. 

Comment

Confused with Rhinella crucifer prior to its naming according to the original publication, where the call was described. In the Rhinella marina clade, Rhinella crucifer 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. 

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