Rhinella paraguas Grant and Bolívar-Garcías, 2014

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

Rhinella paraguas Grant and Bolívar-García, 2014, Herpetologica, 70: 200. Holotype: ICN 28816, by original designation. Type locality: "Colombia, Depto. Choco, Mpio. San Jose del Palmar, Paso de Galapagos, 20.2 km NW La Carbonera, ca. 4 53 N, 76 16 W, 2100 m". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known from two areas of the Pacific versant of the Cordillera Occidental in Chocó, Colombia: (1) several localities in the Serranía de los Paraguas, including numerous points near El Boqueron (ca. 4° 44′ N, 76° 18′ W), adjacent to the town of El Cairo (4° 47.170′ N, 76° 13.791′ W) and Paso de Galápagos (ca. 4° 53′ N, 76° 16′ W), and (2) approximately 150 km SW along the Cordillera Occidental at Hacienda San Pedro, 3° 29′ N, 76° 42′ W.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


In the Rhinella acrolopha group according to the original publication. In the Rhinella margaritifera clade, Rhinella festae 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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