Schismaderma branchi Baptista, Vaz Pinto, Keates, Edwards, Rödel, and Conradie, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Schismaderma > Species: Schismaderma branchi

Schismaderma branchi Baptista, Vaz Pinto, Keates, Edwards, Rödel, and Conradie, 2021, Zootaxa, 5031: 320. Holotype: ZMB 91630, by original designation. Type locality: "road between Mussolo and Dumba Cambango, 10º 06’ 40’’ S, 17º 19’ 58’’ E, elevation ~1100 m a.s.l., Malanje Province, Angola, small depression near road". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5C42BEA8-4D3E-4659-9A16-B60C19012B7B

English Names

Angolan Red Toad (original publication). 

Distribution

Found in four nearby sites spanning 5 km along a road where it crosses small streams flowing to Lussechi and Loge rivers, both tributaries of the larger Luando River, part of the Cuanza River basin, Malanje Province, Angola. 

Comment

Adult and larval morphology, morphometrics, advertisement call, molecular markers, and natural history detailed in the original publication. 

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