Poyntonophrynus pachnodes Ceríaco, Marques, Bandeira, Agarwal, Stanley, Bauer, Heinicke, and Blackburn, 2018

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Poyntonophrynus > Species: Poyntonophrynus pachnodes

Poyntonophrynus pachnodes Ceríaco, Marques, Bandeira, Agarwal, Stanley, Bauer, Heinicke, and Blackburn, 2018, ZooKeys, 780: 117. Holotype: UF 184184, by original designation. Type locality: "Serra da Neve (-13.77704 S, 13.25905 E; datum WGS 84; 1488 m a.s.l.)", Serra da Neve Inselberg, Namibe Province, Angola. http://zoobank.org/3899209A-5389-4CE4-A806-92D5CE61ACF7 

English Names

None noted. 


Serra da Neve Inselberg in northern Namibe Province, Angola, in moist soil under rocks and leaf-litter in semi-open miombo forest.  

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Angola

Endemic: Angola


 Becker, Baptista, Vaz Pinto, Ernst, and Conradie, 2023, Namib. J. Environm., 8: 245–257, discussed this species, its range in the highlands of Angola, and provided a dot map. Marques, Parrinha, Lopes-Lima, Tiutenko, Bauer, and Ceríaco, 2024, ZooKeys, 1201: 181, briefly discussed localities in the Serra da Neve inselberg region, Namibia Province, soutwestern Angola. 

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