Sclerophrys perreti (Schiøtz, 1963)

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

Bufo perreti Schiøtz, 1963, Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturhist. Foren., 125: 17. Holotype: ZMUC R13549, by original designation. Type locality: "Idanre Hills near Idanre Resthouse, Ondo Province, 7° 06′ N 5° 06′ E, W. Nigeria".

Amietophrynus perretiFrost, 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 perreti — Ohler and Dubois, 2016, PeerJ, 4(e1553): 9.

English Names

Perret's Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 43).


Known only from the vicinity of the type locality (Idanre Hills, near Idanre Resthouse, Ondo Province, in western Nigeria).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Nigeria

Endemic: Nigeria


In the monotypic Bufo perreti group of Martin, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 61, and Tandy and Keith, 1972, in Blair (ed.), Evol. Genus Bufo: 160. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Bufo perreti) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 190. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 134–135, reported on comparative tadpole morphology. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 62–63, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Nneji, Salako, Oladipo, Ayoola, Onadeko, Adedeji, Omotoso, Ugwumba, and Adeola, 2020, Afr. J. Ecol., 58: 481–491, employed distribution modeling to predict habitat suitability and the potential effects of climate change on this species. 

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