Bufo gariepensis inyangae Poynton, 1963
The Inyanga toad or Inyangani toad (Vandijkophrynus inyangae) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is known from the Inyanga Mountains of eastern Zimbabwe at elevations of 2,400–2,560 m (7,870–8,400 ft) asl; it is expected to occur in the adjacent Mozambique but has not been recorded there, probably because of lack of surveys. Originally described as a subspecies of Bufo gariepensis (now Vandijkophrynus gariepensis), most recent treatments have treated it as a full species.
The species is hard to find but appears to be fairly common within its very limited range. Its habitat is relatively intact, but there is a risk of habitat loss from wood plantations, overgrazing by livestock, and human settlement. It occurs in the Nyanga National Park.
- Poynton, J.C. & Tandy, M. (2004). "Vandijkophrynus inyangae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T54671A11184340. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T54671A11184340.en.
- Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Vandijkophrynus inyangae (Poynton, 1963)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 19 October 2015.
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