Nectophrynoides poyntoni Menegon, Salvidio, and Loader, 2004

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Nectophrynoides > Species: Nectophrynoides poyntoni

Nectophrynoides poyntoni Menegon, Salvidio, and Loader, 2004, Tropical Zool., 17: 107. Holotype: MTSN 5077, by original designation. Type locality: "Mkalazi Valley, at about 1200 m, Udzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, Udzungwa Mountains, Iringa Region, south eastern Tanzania (08° 23′ 44.9″ S, 35° 58′ 55.4″ E)".

English Names

Poynton's Forest Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 111).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Mkalazi Valley, Udzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, Udzungwa Mountains, Iringa Region, southeastern Tanzania).

Comment

Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 111-112, provided an account. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 197. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 144–145, provided a brief account and photograph.

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