Rhinella schneideri

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Rhinella schneideri
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Rhinella
Species: R. schneideri
Binomial name
Rhinella schneideri
(Werner, 1894)
Synonyms
  • Bufo schneideri Werner, 1894
  • Chaunus schneideri (Werner, 1894)
  • Bufo paracnemis Lutz, 1925

Rhinella schneideri, sometimes referred to as Schneider's toad, cururu toad, or rococo toad, is a large toad found in Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay, Amazonian and eastern Bolivia, and Brazil.[1][2][3]

Rhinella schneideri is a widespread and very common species that occurs in a variety of habitats but most commonly in open and urban ones. It breeds in permanent and temporary ponds, preferring ones without much vegetation.[1] It is kept as a pet,[4] but pet trade is not occurring at levels that would constitute a threat.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Lucy Aquino, Steffen Reichle, Guarino Colli, Norman Scott, Esteban Lavilla, Jose Langone (2004). "Rhinella schneideri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T54755A11200129. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Rhinella schneideri (Werner, 1894)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Rhinella schneideri". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016. 
  4. ^ "About Rococo Care". Ask Toadily Toads. Retrieved 3 April 2016.