This species occurs in central, southeastern and southern Brazil; Misiones and Corrientes, northeastern Argentina; and eastern Paraguay at 0-1,200m asl.
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.
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.
There are no known threats to this species; it adapts well to human alteration of habitats and it even occurs in cities.
It occurs in many protected areas.
Débora Silvano, Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, Axel Kwet, Diego Baldo 2010. Rhinella icterica. In: IUCN 2014