Poyntonophrynus damaranus

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Poyntonophrynus damaranus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Poyntonophrynus
Species: P. damaranus
Binomial name
Poyntonophrynus damaranus
(Mertens, 1954)

Bufo fenoulheti damaranus Mertens, 1954
Bufo damaranus Mertens, 1954

Poyntonophrynus damaranus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. This species was previously known as Bufo damaranus, which is now considered a synonym. This anuran is endemic to Kaokoveld-Waterberg in area of northern and northwestern Namibia.[1][2][3] The validity of this species has been questioned.[1]


The ecology of this species unknown, but it is assumed to live in semi-arid habitats and breed in temporary waterbodies.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2014). "Poyntonophrynus damaranus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T54623A18380248. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T54623A18380248.en. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Poyntonophrynus damaranus (Mertens, 1954)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  3. ^ C. Michael Hogan. "Poyntonophrynus damaranus (Mertens, 1954)". African Amphibians. Retrieved 2 October 2015.