Rhinella icterica 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Bufonidae

Scientific Name: Rhinella icterica (Spix, 1824)
Bufo ictericus Spix, 1824
Bufo ictericus Spix, 1824
Rhinella ictericus Spix, 1824

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2010
Date Assessed: 2008-11-11
Assessor(s): Débora Silvano, Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, Axel Kwet, Diego Baldo
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species occurs in central, southeastern and southern Brazil; Misiones and Corrientes, northeastern Argentina; and eastern Paraguay at 0-1,200m asl.
Countries occurrence:
Argentina; Brazil; Paraguay
Additional data:
Upper elevation limit (metres):1200
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Population [top]

Population:It is common and the population is stable throughout much of its range. There are only two records from Paraguay. It is locally common in Argentina.
Current Population Trend:Stable
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:It occurs in a large diversity of habitats, from forests to open areas such as Cerrado habitat. It breeds in permanent and temporary ponds and streams. It occurs in substantially disturbed habitats.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species; it adapts well to human alteration of habitats and it even occurs in cities.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in many protected areas.

Citation: Débora Silvano, Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, Axel Kwet, Diego Baldo. 2010. Rhinella icterica. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T54668A11184033. . Downloaded on 23 July 2018.
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