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.
- C.Michael Hogan. 2012. Poyntonophrynus beiranus (Loveridge, 1932). Ed. B.Zimkus. African Amphibians Lifedesk.
- A.Loveridge. 1932. Eight new toads of the genus Bufo from East and Central Africa. Occasional Papers of the Boston Society of Natural History. 8, 43-54.
- M.Tandy, Channing, A. & Poynton, J.C. 2004. Bufo beiranus. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.
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