Sclerophrys djohongensis (Hulselmans, 1977)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Sclerophrys > Species: Sclerophrys djohongensis

Bufo funereus djohongensis Hulselmans, 1977, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 91: 520. Holotype: MRAC (formerly Mission Zoologique Belges au Cameroon 1-206.74), by original designation. Type locality: "Djohong", Cameroon.

Bufo djohongensisJoger, 1982, Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 33: 317. Böhme and Schneider, 1987, Bonn. Zool. Beitr., 38: 247.

Amietophrynus djohongensisFrost, 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: 363.

Sclerophrys djohongensis  Ohler and Dubois, 2016, PeerJ, 4(e1553): 9. 

English Names

None noted.


Gallery forests on the Adamaoua Plateau of north-central Cameroon; possibly in adjacent eastern Nigeria.


See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo djohongensis) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 182. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 397, regarded this nominal taxon, likely a synonym of Sclerophrys villiersi, as too insufficiently known to treat adequately in their fieldguide.

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