Rhinella icterica
Yellow Cururu Toad
family: Bufonidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status no international status
National Status no national status
Regional Status no regional status


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

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.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species; it adapts well to human alteration of habitats and it even occurs in cities.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.


D├ębora Silvano, Norman Scott, Lucy Aquino, Axel Kwet, Diego Baldo 2010. Rhinella icterica. In: IUCN 2014


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