Melanophryniscus sanmartini

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Melanophryniscus sanmartini
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Melanophryniscus
Species: M. sanmartini
Binomial name
Melanophryniscus sanmartini
Klappenbach, 1968

Melanophryniscus sanmartini (common name: San Martin redbelly toad) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in Uruguay and southernmost Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul).[2] Its natural habitats are grasslands and rocky outcrops. Reproduction takes place in small streams. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by exotic tree plantations.[1]


  1. ^ a b Lavilla, E. & Langone, J. (2004). "Melanophryniscus sanmartini". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Melanophryniscus sanmartini Klappenbach, 1968". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 13 August 2015.