Incilius luetkenii
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species occurs on Pacific lowlands from Chiapas, Mexico to central Costa Rica (at 6-300m asl) and on the Atlantic slope in dry interior valleys of Guatemala and Honduras (up to 1,300m asl), and in the upper Río San Juan drainage in Costa Rica (0-1,300m asl).

Habitat and Ecology

It can be found in open areas including disturbed pasturelands in lowland dry forest and marginally in lowland moist and premontane moist forests. It reproduces in temporary pools.


It is common throughout much of its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

It has been recorded from many protected areas. No direct conservation measures are currently needed for this species as a whole.


Bolaños, F., Wilson, L.D., Savage, J. & Flores-Villela, O. 2008. Incilius luetkenii. In: IUCN 2014


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