Rhinella yanachaga Lehr, Pramuk, Hedges, and Córdova, 2007

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

Rhinella yanachaga Lehr, Pramuk, Hedges, and Córdova, 2007, Zootaxa, 1662: 2. Holotype: MUSM 19994, by original designation. Type locality: "Provincia de Pasco, Departamento de Pasco, National Park Yanachaga-Chemillén, W side of the Cordillera Yanachaga near Río San Alberto (= 2.9 km N, 5.5 km E [airline] Oxapampa), ca. 1 km N, 14 km E. Oxapampa by road on trail, 2600 m elevation, Peru".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (2.9 km north, 5.5 km east of Oxapampa, Provincia de Pasco, Departamento de Pasco, National Park, Yanachaga-Chemillén, west side of the Cordillera Yanachaga, Peru.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Peru

Endemic: Peru


Tentatively placed in the Rhinella veraguensis group, most similar to Rhinella tacana, according to the original publication. In the Rhinella festae species group of Moravec, Lehr, Cusi, Córdova, and Gvoždík, 2014, ZooKeys, 371: 53. 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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