Incilius signifer
family: Bufonidae
Species Description: Mendelson J, Williams BL, Sheil CA, Mulcahy DG 2005 Scientific Papers Natural History Museum the University of Kansas 38, 31 March 2005: 1-27.
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 along the Pacific Coast of Panama; in the vicinity of the city of David, and then from the Province of Veraguas eastward towards the Canal Zone.

Habitat and Ecology

The areas that this species is found in correspond to the tropical dry forests of the Pacific coast of Panama. Males have been found calling in a weedy, shallow, muddy roadside pool. The species is presumed to be a larval developer.


There is no information available on the abundance of this species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Although the species is believed to be likely to be quite tolerant of disturbance, threats such as cattle ranching, severe habitat alteration and agricultural chemicals could be detrimental.

Conservation Actions


Taxonomic Notes

This species was separated from Incilius coccifer by Mendelson et al. (2005).


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Incilius signifer. In: IUCN 2014


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