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).


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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