Incilius fastidiosus Cope, 1875

Pico Blanco toad



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bufo caerulescens (Cope, 1875); Bufo coerulescens (Cope, 1875); Bufo fastidiosus (Cope, 1875); Cranophryne fastidiosa (Cope, 1875); Cranopsis fastidiosus Cope, 1875; Nannophryne coerulescens (Cope, 1875); Nannophryne fastidiosa (Cope, 1875); Ollotis coerulescens Cope, 1875


Conservation Status


Last record: 1980's or later

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Costa Rica & Panama


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Cope, E. D. (1875 "1876"). On the Batrachia and Reptilia of Costa Rica. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Series 2, 8: 93-154.

Other references:

Bolaños, F., Solís, F., Ibáñez, R., Chaves, G., Savage, J., Jaramillo, C. and Fuenmayor, Q. (2008). Incilius fastidiosus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2008: e.T54635A11179196. Downloaded on 29 July 2017.

Graybeal, A. and de Queiroz, K. (1992). Inguinal amplexus in Bufo fastidiosus, with comments on the systematics of bufonid frogs. Journal of Herpetology 1992: 84-87.

Lips, K. R. and Krempels, D. M. (1995). Eggs and tadpoles of Bufo fastidiosus Cope, with comments on reproductive behaviour. Copeia 1995: 741-746.


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