Rhinella chrysophora

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Rhinella chrysophora
Conservation status
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Rhinella
Species: R. chrysophora
Binomial name
Rhinella chrysophora
(McCranie, Wilson & Williams, 1989)

Atelophryniscus chrysophorus McCranie, Wilson & Williams, 1989

Rhinella chrysophora, sometimes known as the Rio Viejo toad, is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Honduras.[2] Its natural habitats are premontane and lower montane wet forests. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by landslides and slash-and-burn agriculture.[1]


  1. ^ a b Cruz, G. & Wilson, L.D. (2004). "Rhinella chrysophora". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 10 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Rhinella chrysophora (McCranie, Wilson, and Williams, 1989)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 10 January 2014.