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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Wolterstorffina
Mertens, 1939
Type species
Nectophryne parvipalmata
Werner, 1898
3 species (see text)

Wolterstorffina (the Wolterstorff toads) is a genus of true toads[1][2][3] native to Nigeria and Cameroon.[1] Its sister taxon is either genus Werneria or the clade Werneria+Nectophryne.[1]


There are only three species:[1][2]

Binomial name and author Common name
Wolterstorffina chirioi Boistel & Amiet, 2001
Wolterstorffina mirei (Perret, 1971) Mount Oku Wolterstorff toad
Wolterstorffina parvipalmata (Werner, 1898) Cameroon Wolterstorff toad

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Wolterstorffina Mertens, 1939". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Bufonidae". AmphibiaWeb: Information on amphibian biology and conservation. [web application]. Berkeley, California: AmphibiaWeb. 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Wolterstorffina Mertens, 1939". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 11 June 2015.