Poyntonophrynus grandisonae (Poynton and Haacke, 1993)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Poyntonophrynus > Species: Poyntonophrynus grandisonae

Bufo grandisonae Poynton and Haacke, 1993, Ann. Transvaal Mus., 36: 1. Holotype: TMP 40150, by original designation. Type locality: "5 km E of Assuncão, Mossamedes District, Angola".

Poyntonophrynus grandisonaeFrost, 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: 365.

English Names

Mossamedes Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 41).

Grandison's Toad (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 73).

Distribution

Known only from the Mossamedes District of coastal southwestern Angola on granite inselbergs.

Comment

In the Bufo vertebralis group, most similar to Bufo dombensis, according to the original publication. Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 73, provided an account.

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