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

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

Rhinella lescurei 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".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from southwestern, western, and northeastern French Guiana, 20-170 m elevation and into Guyanas up to 300 m elevation; probably in adjacent Brazil.


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. See account for Surinam population by Ouboter and Jairam, 2012, Amph. Suriname: 58-61.

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