Rhinella scitula (Caramaschi and Niemeyer, 2003)

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

Bufo scitulus Caramaschi and Niemeyer, 2003, Bol. Mus. Nac., Rio de Janeiro, N.S., Zool., 501: 3. Holotype: MNRJ 25884, by original designation. Type locality: "BRASIL: MATO GROSSO DO SUL: Município de Bonito, Estância Mimosa (20°59′ S, 56° 31′ W, ca. 300 m de altitude)".

Rhinella scitulaFrost, 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: 366.

English Names

None noted.


Mountainous areas in the southwest of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, and in southeastern Paraguay near the border with Brazil, 100 to 700 m elevation. 


In the Bufo margaritifer group according to the original publication. Maragno and Souza, 2007, Herpetol. Rev., 38: 216, provided the second record of the species and discussed the range. Brusquetti and Lavilla, 2006, Cuad. Herpetol., 20: 20-21, briefly discussed the range in Paraguay. Ávila, Pansonato, and Strüssmann, 2010, Zootaxa, 2339: 58, provided a dot-map of the range. Sugai, Souza, Landgref, and Sczesny-Moraes, 2014, Check List, 10: 694–696, provided a number of new records and mapped the range. 

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