Churamiti maridadi Channing and Stanley, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Churamiti > Species: Churamiti maridadi

Churamiti maridadi Channing and Stanley, 2002, Afr. J. Herpetol., 51: 122. Holotype: BMNH 2002.1, by original designation. Type locality: "Tanzania, Morogoro Region, Kilosa District, Ukaguru Mts, Mamiwa-Kisara Forest Reserve, 1 km E, 1.5 km S Mt. Munyera, 1840 m, 06° 23′ 20″ S, 36° 57′ 00″ E".

English Names

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


Ukaguru Mountains, Kilosa District, Tanzania.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 101-102, provided an 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: 194. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 142, reported suggested that this species may have direct development. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 116–117, provided a brief account and photograph. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 90–91, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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