Rhinella lescuri Fouquet, Gaucher, Blanc, and Vélez-Rodriguez, 2007

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

Rhinella lescuri Fouquet, Gaucher, Blanc, and Vélez-Rodriguez, 2007, Zootaxa, 1663: 24. Holotype: MNHNP 2006.2608, by original designation. Type locality: "'Saut wanapi', Haute Wanapi, French Guiana (02° 30′ 694″ [sic] N/53° 494′ 153″ [sic] W), 170 m above sea level". Incorrect original spelling. See comment. 

Rhinella lescurei Fouquet, Gaucher, Blanc, and Vélez-Rodriguez, 2007, Zootaxa, 1663: : 25. Corrected spelling. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from southwestern, western, and northeastern French Guiana, 20-170 m elevation through Suriname into Guyanas up to 300 m elevation; extending to central Amapá (municipalities of Pedra Branca do Amapari and Oiapoque), and likely extreme northern Pará, Brazil.

Comment

In the Rhinella margaritifera group according to the original publication. Rhinella lescuri, the first usage in the original paper is taken as an incorrect original spelling, the alternative Rhinella lescurei being used subsequently in the paper. Also in the original publication was a discussion of vocalization and external morphology. See account for Suriname population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 58-61. Costa-Campos, Figueiredo, Jairam, and Fouquet, 2020, Herpetol. Notes, 13: 801–804, provided a record for central Amapá, Brazil, and discussed and mapped the range. In the Rhinella margaritifera clade, Rhinella margaritifera 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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