Mertensophryne mocquardi (Angel, 1924)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Mertensophryne > Species: Mertensophryne mocquardi

English Names

Mocquards Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 86).

Distribution

Mount Kenya, the Kinangop Plateau, and the highlands around Nairobi, Kenya.

Comment

In the Bufo taitanus complex of Tandy and Keith, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 156. Removed from the synonymy of Bufo lonnbergi by Poynton, 1997, Afr. J. Herpetol., 46: 98-102, where it had been placed by Grandison, 1972, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 47: 34, and Tandy and Keith, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 156. Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 86-87, provided an account (as Bufo mocquardi).

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