Vandijkophrynus robinsoni

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Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Bufonidae
Genus: Vandijkophrynus
Species: Vandijkophrynus robinsoni


Vandijkophrynus robinsoni (Branch & Braack, 1996)

Type locality: "Paradise Gorge (28° 19´ 45 S, 17° 00´ 15 E; 2817 AC, alt. 466 m a.s.l.) in the northern foothills of the Vandersterberg, Richtersveld National Park, Cape Province, South Africa. The type locality is a series of about eight small, spring-fed freshwater pools (all less than 15 sq. m. in surface area) in a narrow gorge cutting through quartzite.".

Holotype: PEM A2492.


  • Bufo robinsoni Branch and Braack, 1996
  • Vandijkophrynus robinsoni — Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Paradise Toad