African Red Toad

Taxobox
name = African Red Toad


status = LC | status_system = IUCN3.1
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Amphibia
ordo = Anura
familia = Bufonidae
genus = "Schismaderma"
species = "S. carens"
binomial = "Schismaderma carens"
binomial_authority = (Smith, 1848)
synonyms =

The African Red Toad or African Split-skin Toad ("Schismaderma carens") is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is monotypic within the genus "Schismaderma".It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and possibly Lesotho.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, arable land, pastureland, urban areas, water storage areas, ponds, canals and ditches, and man-made karsts.

References

* Poynton, J.C., Howell, K., Minter, L. & Tandy, M. 2004. [http://www.iucnredlist.org/search/details.php/54885/all Schismaderma carens] . [http://www.iucnredlist.org 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. ] Downloaded on 21 July 2007.


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