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.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Likely/Controversially Present: Nigeria

Endemic: Cameroon


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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