Clicky

Vandijkophrynus amatolicus Hewitt, 1925

Amatola toad

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Bufo amatolicus Hewitt, 1925; Vandjikophrynus amatolicus Hewitt, 1925 [orth. error]

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1997/8

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered

 

Distribution

Winterberg and Amatola Mountains, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Measey, G. J. (ed.). (2011). Ensuring a future for South Africa’s frogs: a strategy for conservation research. SANBI Biodiversity Series 19. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria, 84 pp. [pp. 54]

South African Frog Re-assessment Group (SA-FRoG) and IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2010). Vandijkophrynus amatolicus. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 07 May 2012.

Tarrant, J. and Cunningham, M. J. (2011). Rediscovery of the elusive Amatola Toad Vandjikophrynus amatolicus: twice seen in twenty-six years. African Herp News 55: 1-6.

 

<< Back to the Anura (Frogs and Toads) database