Rhinella limensis (Werner, 1901)

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

English Names

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


Arid Peruvian coast from Pisco north to Sechura desert, 70-2830 m elevation.


In the Bufo spinulosus group of Martin, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 57. Possibly conspecific with Bufo vellardi (as Bufo orientalis Vellard, 1959) according to Cei, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 82-91. See comment under Rhinella vellardi. Considered a subspecies of Rhinella spinulosa (as Bufo) by Vellard, 1959, Mem. Mus. Hist. Nat. Javier Prado, 8: 18, and Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 84, or a synonym by Boulenger, 1902, Zool. Rec., 38: 33, or Nieden, 1923, Das Tierreich, 46: 115. Córdova, 1999, Stuttgart. Beit. Naturkd., Ser. A—Biol., 600: 1-28, reported on karyotype and relationship to Rhinella spinulosa (as Bufo).

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