Churamiti Channing and Stanley, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Churamiti
1 species

Churamiti Channing and Stanley, 2002, Afr. J. Herpetol., 51: 122. Type species: Churamiti maridadi Channing and Stanley, 2002, by original designation.

English Names

Metallic Toads (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 90).


Mamiwa-Kisara Forest Reserve, 1 km E, 1.5 km S Mt. Munyera, Kilosa District, Tanzania.


Menegon, Salvidio, and Loader, 2004, Tropical Zool., 17: 115, mapped the known range. Van Bocxlaer, Biju, Loader, and Bossuyt, 2009, BMC Evol. Biol., 9 (e131): 1–10, and Van Bocxlaer, Loader, Roelants, Biju, Menegon, and Bossuyt, 2010, Science, 327: 679–682, on the basis of molecular data fround Churamiti to be the sister taxon of Nectophrynoides. Pyron and Wiens, 2011, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 61: 543–583, iconfirmed this placement.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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