Werneria tandyi (Amiet, 1972)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Bufonidae > Genus: Werneria > Species: Werneria tandyi

Bufo tandyi Amiet, 1972, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 11: 129. Holotype: JLA 71.912, by original designation; now MHNG 1253.93 according to Grandison, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 77, and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 7. Type locality: "Nsoung, env. 1.400 m", Cameroon.

Werneria tandyiAmiet, 1976, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 90: 36.

English Names

Tandy's Smalltongue Toad (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 46).

Tandy's Torrent Toad (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 98).


Mount Manengouba and Rumpi Hills, western Cameroon, 1000 to 1750 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Endemic: Cameroon


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 207. Hirschfeld, Barej, Loader, and Rödel, 2012, Zootaxa, 3172: 65–68. reported on larval morphology. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 163, reported on comparative tadpole morphology. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 98–99, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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