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 publication registration: 25D503DD-DA09-4E69-828D-58DC97DFDCDA

English Names

None noted. 


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

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


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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