Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti

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Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti
Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti, Limpopo, South Africa.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Poyntonophrynus
Species: P. fenoulheti
Binomial name
Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti
(Hewitt and Methuen, 1912)

Bufo fenoulheti Hewitt and Methuen, 1912

Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti is a species of small toad found in southern Africa (Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe).[1][2] It is known under many common names, including Fenoulhet's toad, Fenoulhet's pygmy toad, and northern pygmy toad.[2] It grows to a maximum size of 43 mm.[3]

These frogs are associated with rocky areas and are found in Bushveld vegetation.[3]


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti (Hewitt and Methuen, 1912)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  3. ^ a b Du Preez, Louis H.; Carruthers, Vincent; Burger, Marius (2009). A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik. p. 164. ISBN 978-1-77007-808-6.