Amietophrynus turkanae

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lake Turkana toad
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Amietophrynus
Species: A. turkanae
Binomial name
Amietophrynus turkanae
(Tandy & Feener, 1985)

Bufo turkanae Tandy & Feener, 1985

Amietophrynus turkanae, the Lake Turkana toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is endemic to Kenya, and is only known from two localities; Loiyangalani on the southeastern shores of Lake Turkana, and the Ewaso Ng'iro River in the Samburu National Reserve. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, rivers, and freshwater lakes.


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