Rhinella arenarum

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Rhinella arenarum
Bufo arenarum.jpg
Chaunus arenarum from Argentina
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Rhinella
Species: R. arenarum
Binomial name
Rhinella arenarum
(Hensel, 1867)
  • Bufo arenarum
  • Chaunus arenarum

Rhinella arenarum is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family that is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Uruguay, and possibly Paraguay.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, rivers, intermittent freshwater marshes, sandy shores, coastal freshwater lagoons, rural gardens, urban areas, ponds, seasonally flooded agricultural land, and canals and ditches.


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