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Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti
Fenoulhet's Toad
family: Bufonidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species occurs in northeastern South Africa, Swaziland, most of Zimbabwe, southern and central Mozambique and eastern Botswana, ranging westwards into the Caprivi Strip of Namibia and southwestern Zambia. It probably occurs in southeastern Angola, and the representation of this species' distribution on the map includes Angola. An isolated record from western Namibia is not mapped, and requires confirmation (it possibly refers to Bufo dombensis (M. Tandy pers. comm.).

Habitat and Ecology

It is a species of open bush land, grassland and savannah woodland, and is often associated with rocky outcrops, and occasionally with sandy areas. It breeds in temporary pools. It does not occur in anthropogenically disturbed habitats.

Population

It is a locally abundant species.

Population Trend

Unknown

Major Threats

Its habitat is not threatened and this species is not believed to be at risk.

Conservation Actions

It occurs in many protected areas.

Citation

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2013. Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti. In: IUCN 2014

 

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