Sclerophrys reesi (Poynton, 1977)

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

Bufo reesi Poynton, 1977, Ann. Natal Mus., 23: 37. Holotype: BMNH 1969.1520, by original designation. Type locality: "Merera, Tanzania, 36° 02′ E 8° 33′ S, .... Kihanzi-Kilombero floodplain, at an altitude between 200 and 500 m".

Amietophrynus reesiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 363.

Sclerophrys reesi — Ohler and Dubois, 2016, PeerJ, 4(e1553): 9.

English Names

Merera Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 43).

Rees' Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 89).

Distribution

Kihanzi-Kilombero floodplain, Mahenge District, southern Tanzania, 200–500 m elevation.

Comment

Most closely resembling Bufo fuliginatus according to the original publication. Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 89-90, provided an account. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 112–113, provided a brief account.

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