Amietophrynus mauritanicus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neobatrachia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia

Familia: Bufonidae
Genus: Amietophrynus
Species: Amietophrynus mauritanicus

Name[edit]

Amietophrynus mauritanicus (Schlegel, 1841)

Type locality: . . in den Umgebungen der Stadt Algier. . . . Sümpfen der Ebene Metidscha; . . . Bona", Algeria.

Holotype: RMNH 2122.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Bufo pantherinus Tschudi, 1838
  • "Bufo" mauritanicus — Frost et. al., 2006
  • Amietophrynus mauritanicus — Van Bocxlaer, Biju, Loader, and Bossuyt, 2009

Selected references[edit]

  • Beukema, W.; Crochet, P.-A. 2014: Nomenclature, lectotype designation and type locality restriction for Amietophrynus mauritanicus (Schlegel, 1841) (Anura, Bufonidae). Zootaxa, 3754(4): 498-500. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3754.4.11 reference page 
  • Schlegel, 1841, in Wagner (ed.), Reisen Regentschaft Algier, 3: 134.
  • Van Bocxlaer, I., S.D. Biju, S.P. Loader & F. Bossuyt. 2009: Toad radiation reveals into-India dispersal as a source of endemism in the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 9(e131): 1-10.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2010. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.4 (8 April, 2010). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Amietophrynus mauritanicus . Accessed on 10 Apr 2008.
  • World Conservation Monitoring Centre IUCN: Amietophrynus mauritanicus (Least Concern)

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Berber Toad