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Poyntonophrynus dombensis (Dombe Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo dombensis

Wikipedia Abstract

Poyntonophrynus dombensis (common name: Dombe toad or Dombe pygmy toad) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. It is found in southwestern Angola and northwestern Namibia. Poyntonophrynus dombensis live in arid grassland areas with rock outcrops. It breeds in small, temporary streams and (presumably) pools. It is very common in suitable habitat and is facing no threats.
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Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.575 inches (4 cm)


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Kaokoveld desert Namibia, Angola Afrotropic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Zambezian and Mopane woodlands South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Namibia, Malawi Afrotropic Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Etosha National Park II 5699141 Namibia  
Iona National Park 3743647 Namibe, Angola      
Skeleton Coast Game Park II 4168395 Namibia  

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0