Rhinella inca (Stejneger, 1913)

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

English Names

Inca Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 42).


Central Peru in the departments of Ayaucho and Cuzco, 900-1900 m elevation.


Considered distinct by Cei, 1968, Pearce-Sellards Ser., 13: 12, but considered a synonym of Rhinella veraguensis (as Bufo) by Barbour and Noble, 1920, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 58: 609-620; and Hoogmoed, 1990, in Peters and Hutterer (eds.), Vert. Tropics: 116. Resurrected by Duellman and Schulte, 1992, Copeia, 1992: 162-172, who reported sympatry with Rhinella veraguensis and placed this species in their Bufo veraguensis group.

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