Rhinella papillosa (Philippi, 1902)

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

Bufo papillosus Philippi, 1902, Supl. Batr. Chil. Descr. Hist. Fis. Polit. Chile: 30. Syntypes: MNHNC according to the original publication, likely lost by implication of Cei, 1958, Invest. Zool. Chilen., 4: 265–288. Type locality: "alta cordillera que separa la provincia chilena de Cautin, de la Patagonia" (= High cordillera that separates the Provinces of Cautín and Patagonia), Chile. Considered a nomen dubium by Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 146.

Rhinella papillosa — Lobos, Vidal-Maldonado, Correa-Quezada, Labra-Lillo, Díaz-Páez, Charrier, Rabanal, Díaz-Vidal, and Tala, 2013, Anf. Chile Conserv.: 24 (inexplained combination); Vera Candioti, Grosso, Pereyra, Haad, Lescano, Siu-Ting, Aguilar, and Baldo, 2020, Herpetol. Monogr., 34: 116. 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Argentina (Neuquén, Río Negro, and Chubut, possibly into northwestern Santa Cruz) and into the neighboring regions of Chile. 

Comment

 Vera Candioti, Grosso, Pereyra, Haad, Lescano, Siu-Ting, Aguilar, and Baldo, 2020, Herpetol. Monogr., 34: 116–130, reported on larval morphology and recognized this species in the Rhinella spinulosa group. it was previous considered a synonym of Rhinella spinulosa by Cei, 1958, Invest. Zool. Chilen., 4: 267; Cei, 1962, Batr. Chile: 49; Gallardo, 1965, Pap. Avulsos Zool., São Paulo, 17: 60. In the Rhinella marina clade, Rhinella spinulosa 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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