Sclerophrys channingi (Barej, Schmitz, Menegon, Hillers, Hinkel, Böhme, and Rödel, 2011)

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

Amietophrynus channingi Barej, Schmitz, Menegon, Hillers, Hinkel, Böhme, and Rödel, 2011, Zootaxa, 2772: 18. Holotype: MTSN 9674, by original designation. Type locality: "Democratic Republic of Congo, West Mwana, Itombwe Massif, 028.13875 E, 03.83781 S, 1302 m a.s.l.".

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

English Names

Zaire Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 43 [as Bufo superciliaris]).


Northeastern Dem. Rep. Congo (provinces of Orientale and Nord Kivu), possibly extending into adjacent Rwanda, Burundi, and Uganda but not so far documented outside of Dem. Rep. Congo.


In the Amietophrynus superciliaris complex according to the original publication. See comment under Amietophrynus superciliarisChanning, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 128–129, reported on comparative tadpole morphology.

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