Sclerophrys lemairii (Boulenger, 1901)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Sclerophrys > Species: Sclerophrys lemairii

English Names

Yellow Swamp Toad (Broadley, 1971, Puku, 6: 110).

Pweto Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 42).

Lemaire's Toad (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 83; Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 144).

Distribution

Always near permanent water in southern Rep. Congo, southern Dem. Rep. Congo, northern Botswana (Okavango Delta) and the Caprivi of Namibia, northern western Zambia, and northeastern and eastern Angola.

Comment

In the monotypic Bufo lemairii group of Tandy and Keith, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 160. Haacke, 1982, J. Herpetol. Assoc. Afr., 27: 11-12, discussed distribution records. See Schmidt and Inger, 1959, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 56: 21-23, Poynton and Broadley, 1988, Ann. Natal Mus., 29: 464, and Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 82, for accounts. Conradie and Bills, Salamandra, 53: 439–444, provided notes on morphology and natural history. 

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