Rhinella abei (Baldissera, Caramaschi, and Haddad, 2004)

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

Bufo abei Baldissera, Caramaschi, and Haddad, 2004, Arq. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, 62: 267. Holotype: MNRJ 24963, by original designation. Type locality: "BRAZIL, SANTA CATARINA, Corrego Grande, Municipality of Florianopolis (25° 28′ S, 48° 50′ W, sea level)".

Chaunus abeiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 364; Savage and Bolaños, 2009, Zootaxa, 2005: 4, by implication.

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

English Names

None noted.


Throughout the Atlantic rainforest from the state of Paraná to southern Santa Catarina and areas of the northern part of Rio Grando do Sul; limited by the hills of Serra do Mar to the north and Serra Geral to the west, Brazil.


In the Bufo crucifer group according to the original publication. Fehlberg, Natali, Pezzuti, and Garcia, 2012, Zootaxa, 3559: 37-38, reported on larval morphology. Oliveira, Weber, and Napoli, 2014, Herpetol. J., 24: 229–236, reported on larval morphology of the chondrocranium and hypobranchial apparatus. Guerra, Oda, Amaral, Costa, Maciel, and Bastos, 2017, Herpetozoa, Wien, 30: 100–105, reported on release and distress calls. 

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