Poyntonophrynus kavangensis

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Poyntonophrynus kavangensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Poyntonophrynus
Species: P. kavangensis
Binomial name
Poyntonophrynus kavangensis
(Poynton & Broadley, 1988)

Bufo kavangensis Poynton and Broadley, 1988

Poyntonophrynus kavangensis is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and presumably Zambia.[1][2] Its natural habitats are sandy areas of grasslands. It is associated with ephemeral pools and pans.[1] It can breed in hypersaline pans.[3]


  1. ^ a b c IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Poyntonophrynus kavangensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Poyntonophrynus kavangensis (Poynton and Broadley, 1988)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 1 January 2015. 
  3. ^ C. Michael Hogan. "Poyntonophrynus Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006". African Amphibians Lifedesk. Retrieved 1 January 2015.