Rhinella tenrec
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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 is known only from near Campamento Ingeominas, near the headwaters of Río Amparradó in Dabeiba Municipality, Antioquia Department, on the western flank of the Cordillera Occidental in Colombia, at 805m asl. The limits of its range are not yet known.

Habitat and Ecology

It is a terrestrial species in submontane forest. There is no information on its breeding habits, though reproduction is most probably by direct development.


There is no recent information on its population status, but it was uncommon when it was discovered.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There is no direct information on its threats, but this species is likely to be threatened by deforestation for agricultural development, illegal crops, logging, and human settlement, and also by pollution resulting from the spraying of illegal crops.

Conservation Actions

It is not known from any protected areas.

Taxonomic Notes

This is the sister species of Rhinella acrolopha, according to the original description.


Juan Manuel Renjifo, Wilmar Bolívar 2004. Rhinella tenrec. In: IUCN 2014


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