Rhinella sebbeni Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Bastos, and Pombal, 2015

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

Rhinella sebbeni Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Bastos, and Pombal, 2015, Herpetologica, 71: 213. Holotype: MNRJ 53073, by original designation. Type locality: "Parque Ecológico Altamiro de Moura Pacheco (16° 34′ 24″ S, 49° 10′ 58″ W; 790 m above sea-level (asl); in all cases, datum 5 WGS84), Goiánia municipality, State of Goiás, Brazil". 

English Names

None noted. 


Known only from the Goiánia (type locality), Ouro Verde de Goiás, and Niquelândia municipalities, in the State of Goiás, all in cerrado habitats, central Brazil. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Brazil

Endemic: Brazil


In the Rhinella margaritifera group according to the original publication. Morais, Oliveira, Maciel, Zórtea, Silva, Vaz-Silva, and Lima-Ribeiro, 2018, Herpetol. Notes, 11: 197–199, mapped the range in Goiás, Brazil, and provided a predicted range map. Valencia-Zuleta, Guerra Batista, Carvalho, Faria, and Bastos, 2018, Bioacoustics, 29: 197–209, reported on vocalizations. Vaz-Silva, Maciel, Nomura, Morais, Guerra Batista, Santos, Andrade, Oliveira, Brandão, and Bastos, 2020, Guia Ident. Anf. Goiás e Dist. Fed. Brasil Central: 30, provided an account for Goiás and the D.F. population, Brazil. 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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