Poyntonophrynus kavangensis (Poynton and Broadley, 1988)

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

English Names

Kavanga Toad (Lambiris, 1990 "1989", Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 10: 59).

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

Kavango Toad (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 80; Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 168).

Distribution

Grassland areas of northern Namibia and southwestern Angola east through northern Botswana to northwestern Zimbabwe; presumably to be found in adjacent Zambia.

Comment

Most closely resembling Bufo beirus (in the Bufo vertebralis group), according to the original publication. See comment under Poyntonophrynus dombensis. Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 80, Pickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: 549, and Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 168-169, provided accounts.

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