Amatola toad

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Amatola toad
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Vandijkophrynus
Species: v. amatolicus
Binomial name
Vandijkophrynus amatolicus
Hewitt, 1925

Bufo amatolicus

The Amatola toad (Vandijkophrynus amatolicus) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b South African Frog Re-assessment Group (SA-FRoG), IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2010). "Vandijkophrynus amatolicus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 31 January 2014.