Animalia > Chordata > Amphibia > Anura > Bufonidae > Amietophrynus > Amietophrynus gutturalis

Amietophrynus gutturalis (Gutteral Toad)

Synonyms: Bufo gutturalis

Wikipedia Abstract

The African common toad or guttural toad (Amietophrynus gutturalis) is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.It is found in Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Réunion, Somalia, South Africa, Ethiopia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, intermittent rivers, freshwate
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 4.19
EDGE Score: 1.65


Adult Weight [1]  38.7 grams
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  20,000
Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  4.724 inches (12 cm)


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Coastal Forests of Eastern Africa Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, Tanzania No
Eastern Afromontane Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe No
Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland No


Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia (Herald Snake, Red-lipped Snake)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Burger's Zoo
Emerald Safari Resort
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
Nat'l Zoological Gardens of S. Africa

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.
2Feeding ecology, reproduction and sexual dimorphism in the colubrid snake Crotaphopeltis hotamboeia in southern Africa, J. SCOTT KEOGH, WILLIAM R. BRANCH, RICHARD SHINE, African Journal of Herpetology, 2000 49(2): 129-137
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License