Truebella is a genus of small true toads, family Bufonidae.[2][3] It is endemic to the Ayacucho and Junín Regions of Peru.[2] The generic name honors Linda Trueb [fr], an American herpetologist.[1][4]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Truebella
Graybeal and Cannatella [fr], 1995[1]

2 species; see table


Binomial name and author Common name
Truebella skoptes Graybeal and Cannatella, 1995
Truebella tothastes Graybeal and Cannatella, 1995


  1. ^ a b Graybeal, Anna & Cannatella, David C. (1995). "A new taxon of Bufonidae from Peru, with descriptions of two new species and a review of the phylogenetic status of supraspecific bufonid taxa". Herpetologica. 51 (2): 105–131. JSTOR 3892580.
  2. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2018). "Truebella Graybeal and Cannatella, 1995". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Bufonidae". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. 2018. Retrieved 29 October 2018.
  4. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael & Grayson, Michael (2013). The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians. Pelagic Publishing. p. 217. ISBN 978-1-907807-42-8.