Rhinella nattereri (Bokermann, 1967)

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

Bufo granulosus nattereri Bokermann, 1967, in Lent (ed.), Atas do Simposio Sôbre a Biota Amazônica, 5: 104. Holotype: WCAB 7484, by original designation; now MZUSP 73715, according to Narvaes and Rodrigues, 2009, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 40: 31. Type locality: "Cachoeira Uranduique, rio Mau, Território Federal de Roraima, Brasil".

Rhinella nattereriNarvaes and Rodrigues, 2009, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 40: 31.

English Names

None noted.


Northeastern Roraima on the Serra do Sol, Roraima, Brazil, and on Mount Roraima in Venezuela (Bolivar) and adjacent Guyana.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil, Guyana, Venezuela


R.I. Crombie In Hoogmoed, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 47, reported Rhinella merianae (as Bufo granulosus merianae) to overlap Rhinella nattereri (as Bufo granulosus nattereri). Narvaes and Rodrigues, 2009, Arq. Zool., São Paulo, 40: 1–73, revised the Rhinella granulosa group, recognized this species, and provided an account. Señaris, Lampo, Rojas-Runjaic, and Barrio-Amorós, 2014, Guía Ilust. Anf. Parque Nac. Canaima: 73–74, provided a brief account for the Parque Nacional de Canaima, Venezuela, and photograph. See Barrio-Amorós, Rojas-Runjaic, and Señaris, 2019, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 13 (1: e180): 17–19, for comments on range and literature for Venezuela, suggesting that this species should be carefully compared to Rhinella beebei and Rhinella merianae to confirm the species distinction. Señaris and Rojas-Runjaic, 2020, in Rull and Carnaval (eds.), Neotrop. Divers. Patterns Process.: 571–632, commented on range and conservation status in the Venezuelan Guayana. In the Rhinella marina clade, Rhinella granulosa 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. Rivera, Prates, Caldwell, Rodrigues, and Fujita, 2022, Heredity, 130: 14–21, reported on mtDNA phylogenetics in the Rhinella granulosa group, including this species. 

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