Mertensophryne schmidti Grandison, 1972

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Mertensophryne > Species: Mertensophryne schmidti

Mertensophryne schmidti Grandison, 1972, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 47: 44. Holotype: BMNH 1968.642, by original designation. Type locality: "Republic of the Congo [= Dem. Rep. Congo]: —Kateke affluent of the Muovwe, right subaffluent of the Lufira, 960 m, Upemba National Park".

Bufo schmidtiPoynton, 1991, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 152: 459.

Mertensophryne schmidtiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 365.

English Names

Schmidts Snouted Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 44).

Schmid't Forest Toad (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 88).


Upemba National Park, Dem. Rep. Congo.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Endemic: Congo, Democratic Republic of the


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 88–89, provided a brief account and range map.

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