Rhinella amabilis (Pramuk and Kadivar, 2003)

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

Bufo amabilis Pramuk and Kadivar, 2003, Herpetologica, 59: 271. Holotype: KU 120361, by original designation. Type locality: "Loja (04° 00′ S, 79° 13′ W, 2150 m), Provincia Loja, Ecuador".

Chaunus amabilisFrost, 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 amabilisChaparro, Pramuk, and Gluesenkamp, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 211, by implication.

English Names

None noted.


Elevations of 2050-2200 m elevation in the Loja Basin, an inter-Andean valley in Loja Province, Ecuador.


In the Bufo spinulosus group according to the original publication. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo amabilis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 178.

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