Amietophrynus reesi

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Merara toad
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Amietophrynus
Species: A. reesi
Binomial name
Amietophrynus reesi
(Poynton, 1977)
Synonyms

Bufo reesi Poynton, 1977

Amietophrynus reesi, the Merara toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Tanzania, and is known from the KihansiUlanga River floodplain from elevations of 200–500 m. Its natural habitats are moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swamps, intermittent freshwater lakes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2014). "Amietophrynus reesi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 29 June 2014.