Rhinella tenrec (Lynch and Renjifo, 1990)

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

Rhamphophryne tenrec Lynch and Renjifo, 1990, J. Herpetol., 24: 364. Holotype: ICN 13840, by original designation. Type locality: "near Campamento Ingeominas (ca. 6°42′N, 76°27′W), near the headwaters of Rio Amparradó, Municipio Dabeiba, Departamento Antioquia, Colombia, 805 m elevation".

Rhinella tenrecChaparro, Pramuk, and Gluesenkamp, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 211, by implication.

English Names

Antioquia Beaked Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).


Known only from the type locality on the western slope of the Cordillera Occidental, Departamento Antioquia, Colombia, 805 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Colombia

Endemic: Colombia


The sister species of Rhamphophryne acrolopha 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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