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Oreophrynella quelchii
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Information
Common Name Roraima Black Frog
Range Mount Roraima in Venezuela (inside Canaima National Park World Heritage Site), Guyana and Brazil, and from Wei-Assipo-Tepui in Guyana.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Bufonidae
Genus Oreophrynella
Species Oreophrynella quelchii
Conservation Status
VUSpecies
Vulnerable

Oreophrynella quelchii (common name: Roraima black frog) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family.

This species is restricted to the transboundary summit of Mount Roraima in Venezuela (inside Canaima National Park World Heritage Site), Guyana and Brazil, and from Wei-Assipo-Tepui in Guyana. It has been recorded from 2,300–2,800m asl.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland and rocky areas. Crepidophryne epiotica

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