English : Bumble Bee runner toad
French : Crapaud de Stelzner
Class : Amphibia
Order : Anura
Family : Bufonidae
Notes : No subspecies known.
Body length between 2.5 and 4 cm, females being bigger than males. Coloration mostly black with yellow spots only on flanks and seldom on back. No yellow moustache pattern on upper lips. Underside of feet is bright red.
Range and habitat
The species occurs in northern Argentina, it was thought to be endemic but evidence suggests it may occur in Paraguay and Bolivia. Lives in grasslands with rocky outcrops, never far from streams, lakes or marshes.
IUCN RED LIST : LEAST CONCERN
CITES : Not Listed
Status : The species remains locally common to abundant and can withstand some change in its habitat as long as water remains.
Ex-Situ Programs : None known
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