Rhinella chullachaki Castillo-Urbina, Glaw, Aguilar-Puntriano, Vences, and Köhler, 2021

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

Rhinella chullachaki Castillo-Urbina, Glaw, Aguilar-Puntriano, Vences, and Köhler, 2021, Salamandra, 57: 183. Holotype: MUSM 40293, by original designation. Type locality: "from a point (coordinates: -9.20408, -75.82169; 1780 m above sea level) near to and slightly southeast of La Cumbre, the highest point where the national road 5N crosses the Cordillera Azul, Departamento Huánuco, Peru". ZooBank LSID: urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act: 7412B95C-EEBE-4398- AAF9-0AA9272BB866

English Names

Chullachaki Beaked Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (slightly southeast of La Cumbre, the highest point where the national road 5N crosses the Cordillera Azul, Departamento Huánuco, Peru, 1780 m elevation). 

Comment

In the Rhinella festae species group, the sister taxon of Rhinella lilyrodriguezi, according to the original publication where external morphology, molecular markers, and natural history were detailed, as well as noting that the tadpole and advertisement call are unknown. 

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