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Melanophryniscus atroluteus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Melanophryniscus
Gallardo, 1961

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Melanophryniscus (South American Redbelly Toads) is a genus of toads. There are 25 amphibian species located in Argentina, south of Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.


Binomial Name and Author Common Name
Melanophryniscus admirabilis Di-Bernardo, Maneyro & Grillo, 2006
Melanophryniscus alipioi Langone, Segalla, Bornschein & de Sá, 2008
Melanophryniscus atroluteus (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920) Uruguay Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus cambaraensis Braun & Braun, 1979 Brazilian Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus cupreuscapularis Céspedez & Alvarez, 2000
Melanophryniscus devincenzii Klappenbach, 1968 Rivera Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus dorsalis (Mertens, 1933)
Melanophryniscus estebani Céspedez, 2008
Melanophryniscus fulvoguttatus (Mertens, 1937)
Melanophryniscus klappenbachi Prigioni & Langone, 2000
Melanophryniscus krauczuki Baldo & Basso, 2004
Melanophryniscus langonei Maneyro, Naya & Baldo, 2008
Melanophryniscus macrogranulosus Braun, 1973 Torres Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus montevidensis (Philippi, 1902) Montevideo Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus moreirae (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920) Maldonado Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus orejasmirandai Prigioni & Langone, 1987 Orejas-Miranda Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus pachyrhynus (Miranda-Ribeiro, 1920)
Melanophryniscus paraguayensis Céspedez & Motte, 2007
Melanophryniscus rubriventris (Vellard, 1947) Yungas Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus sanmartini Klappenbach, 1968 San Martin Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus simplex Caramaschi & Cruz, 2002
Melanophryniscus spectabilis Caramaschi & Cruz, 2002
Melanophryniscus stelzneri (Weyenbergh, 1875) Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus tumifrons (Boulenger, 1905) Swelling Redbelly Toad
Melanophryniscus vilavelhensis Steinbach-Padilha, 2008
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