Nectophrynoides wendyae Clarke, 1988

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

Nectophrynoides wendyae Clarke, 1988, Tropical Zool., 1: 171. Holotype: BMNH 1986.565, by original designation. Type locality: "Uzungwe Scarp Reserve, 1650 m, Iringa Region, Uzungwe Mountains, Tanzania".

Nectophrynoides wendyiGraybeal and Cannatella, 1995, Herpetologica, 51: 123. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Uzungwe Scarp Tree Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 45).

Wendy's Forest Toad (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 116).


Known only from the vicinity type locality (Uszungwa Scarp Reserve, Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania, 1500–1650 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 116-117, 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: 198. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 154–155, provided a brief account and photograph. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 106–107, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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