Beira toad

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Beira toad
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. beiranus
Binomial name
Bufo beiranus
Loveridge, 1932

The Beira toad (Bufo beiranus) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. This anuran is found in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, and intermittent freshwater marshes.

According to C.Michael Hogan, chief threats to the species are from over extraction of surface waters, and from conversion of certain lands to agriculture.

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