Rhinella leptoscelis (Boulenger, 1912)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last Record: 1912
Rediscovered in: 2006



Bolivia & Peru


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1912). Descriptions of new batrachians from the Andes of South America, preserved in the British Museum. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 8, 10: 185-191.

Other references:

Padial, J. M., Chaparro, J. C., Koehler, J. and de la Riva, I. (2009). Rediscovery, resurrection and redescription of Rhinella leptoscelis (Boulenger, 1912) (Anura: Bufonidae). Zootaxa 2115:56-64.

Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]


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