Ingerophrynus claviger (Peters, 1863)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Ingerophrynus > Species: Ingerophrynus claviger

English Names

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


Nias I. and northern Bengkulu Province at low elevations, Sumatra, Indonesia.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Indonesia

Endemic: Indonesia


Related to Ingerophrynus biporcatus (as Bufo) according to Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 312. In the former Bufo biporcatus group of Inger, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 107. See identification table by Manthey and Grossmann, 1997, Amph. Rept. Südostasiens: 26, to compare this species with others in the Sunda Shelf region (as Bufo). See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo claviger) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 181, who questioned the Nias I. record.

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