Rhinella amboroensis (Harvey and Smith, 1993)

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

Bufo amboroensis Harvey and Smith, 1993, Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington, 106: 443. Holotype: MNK AM-953, by original designation. Type locality: "a small stream 12.7 km by road E of El Enpalne along road to Khara Huasi, Provincia Carrasco, Estado Cochabamba, Bolivia 2150 meters".

Chaunus amboroensisFrost, 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.

Rhinella amboroensisChaparro, Pramuk, and Gluesenkamp, 2007, Herpetologica, 63: 205. Savage and Bolaños, 2009, Zootaxa, 2005: 4, by implication.

English Names

Cochabamba Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 40).


Cloud forest in the region of the type locality, Cochabamba, and Verdecillo, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.


In the Bufo veraguensis group according to the original publication. See brief account by Köhler, 2000, Bonn. Zool. Monogr., 48: 82. Sosa, Schalk, Braga, and Pinto-Ledezma, 2015, Herpetol. Rev., 46: 214, provided a record from Verdecillo, Province of Manuel Maria Caballero, Santa Cruz, Bolivia. 

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