Nectophrynoides asperginis Poynton, Howell, Clarke, and Lovett, 1999

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

Nectophrynoides asperginis Poynton, Howell, Clarke, and Lovett, 1999 "1998", Afr. J. Herpetol., 47: 61. Holotype: BMNH 1998.136, by original designation. Type locality: "Kihansi River Gorge upper falls spray wetland, Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania, ± 8° 35′ S 35° 51′ E, 940 m elevation".

English Names

Kihansi Spray Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 106).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality in the Kihansi Gorge in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania.

Comment

See Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 106-108, for 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: 196. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 130–131, provided a brief account and photograph.

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