Nectophrynoides poyntoni Menegon, Salvidio, and Loader, 2004

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Nectophrynoides > Species: Nectophrynoides poyntoni

Nectophrynoides poyntoni Menegon, Salvidio, and Loader, 2004, Tropical Zool., 17: 107. Holotype: MTSN 5077, by original designation. Type locality: "Mkalazi Valley, at about 1200 m, Udzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, Udzungwa Mountains, Iringa Region, south eastern Tanzania (08° 23′ 44.9″ S, 35° 58′ 55.4″ E)".

English Names

Poynton's Forest Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 111).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Mkalazi Valley, Udzungwa Scarp Forest Reserve, Udzungwa Mountains, Iringa Region, southeastern Tanzania).

Comment

Comparative morphology and advertisement call detailed in the original publication. Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.ezembed: 111–112, 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: 197. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 144–145, provided a brief account and photograph. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 104, provided a brief account and range map.

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