Sclerophrys turkanae (Tandy and Feener, 1985)

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

Bufo turkanae Tandy and Feener, 1985, in Schuchmann (ed.), Proc. Internatl. Symp Afr. Vert.: 572. Holotype: AMNH 76460, by original designation. Type locality: "Loiengalani, Lake Turkana, Kenya (2° 47′ N, 36° 45′ E), altitude 381 m".

Amietophrynus turkanaeFrost, 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 turkanae — Ohler and Dubois, 2016, PeerJ, 4(e1553): 9.

English Names

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

Turkana Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 95).

Distribution

North-central Kenya in isolated localities.

Comment

In the Bufo blanfordi group according to the original publication. Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 95-96, provided an account.

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