Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Rhinella alata
Species Authority: (Thominot, 1884)
Bufo alatus Thominot, 1884
Taxonomic Notes: There are continuing issues with the taxonomic validity of this name, as populations associated with this nominal taxon may be conspecific with Rhinella acutirostris (see Frost, 2007).

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2008
Date Assessed: 2008-01-01
Assessor(s): Ariadne Angulo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements as well as on continuing doubts as to its taxonomic validity.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Rhinella alata's distribution is poorly documented; the type locality is in Panama but the population currently allocated to this name is in Venezuela north of the Orinoco River, possibly also in northern Colombia (Frost, 2007).
Countries occurrence:
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of (Venezuela (mainland))
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Population [top]

Population: No population status information is currently available for this species.
Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented: No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: No information available on the species' habitat and ecology.
Systems: Terrestrial

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): No major threats are known for this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are known for this species.

Citation: Ariadne Angulo. 2008. Rhinella alata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T135795A4202623. . Downloaded on 07 October 2015.
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