Sclerophrys regularis (Reuss, 1833)

Ayoro, Halamoussa Joëlle, Segniagbeto, Gabriel Hoinsoudé, Hema, Emmanuel Midibahaye, Penner, Johannes, Oueda, Adama, Dubois, Alain, Rödel, Mark-Oliver, Kabré, Gustave Boureima & Ohler, Annemarie, 2020, List of amphibian species (Vertebrata, Tetrapoda) of Burkina Faso, Zoosystema 42 (28), pp. 547-582: 555-556

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2020v42a28

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5CAF9561-DB13-4E22-BB65-7B771976637C

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4337100

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038C87CC-FFC2-FF93-FC6E-FCDDFDCBFCD7

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Felipe

scientific name

Sclerophrys regularis (Reuss, 1833)
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Sclerophrys regularis (Reuss, 1833)  

COLLECTION MATERIAL. — Burkina Faso   6♀ ( SVL 57.8-72.2 mm); Burkina Faso; XII.1959; J. Arnoult leg.; MNHN-RA-1970.646, 1970.647, 1970.648, 1970.649, 1970.650, 1970.651   4 subadults ( SVL 57.4-61 mm); Houet province , Bobo-Dioulasso; 11.18801°N, – 4.29743°W; 420 m a.s.l.; XI.1969; M. Lamotte leg.; MNHN-RA-1995.4358, 1995.4367, 1995.4367, 1995.4373 GoogleMaps   16 ♀ ( SVL 62.1-73.2 mm); Bobo-Dioulasso , Koro; 11.14430°N, – 4.19881°W; 350 m a.s.l.; 30.X.1970; M. Lamotte leg.; MNHNRA-1995.4355, 1995.4356, 1995.4357, 1995.4358, 1995.4359, 1995.4360, 1995.4361, 1995.4362, 1995.4363, 1995.4364, 1995.4365, 1995.4366, 1995.4369, 1995.4370, 1995.4371, 1995.4372 GoogleMaps   1 ♀ ( SVL 89.1 mm); Boulgou province , Garango; 11.79981°N, – 0.55054°W; 280 m a.s.l.); 18. VI.1962; M. Lamotte leg.; MNHN-RA-1979.336 GoogleMaps   4 subadults ( SVL 42-55.1 mm); Burkina Faso; 1987; M. Lamotte leg.; MNHN-RA-1989.3863, 1989.3864, 1989.3865, 1989.3866   1♀ ( SVL 66.2 mm), 1 subadult ( SVL 50.5 mm); Comoé province , Tiéfora; 10.62765°N, – 4.55773°W; 290 m a.s.l.; 1987; Harald Schreiber leg.; ZFMK 93968-69 View Materials GoogleMaps   1 ♂ ( SVL 64.5 mm), 6 ♀ ( SVL 74.1-82.3 mm); Kadiogo province , Ouagadougou; 12.38011°N, – 1.51105°W; 300 m a.s.l.; V.1975; NA leg.; MHNG 1537.7 View Materials - 13 View Materials GoogleMaps   .

FIELD MATERIAL. — Burkina Faso   6 ♂ ( SVL 77.0-92.0 mm), 1♀ ( SVL 95.7 mm); Pabré dam; 11-12.VII.2017; H. J. Ayoro & A. Ohler leg.; around an irrigation ditch; hand capture   2 ♂ ( SVL 62.5- 72.2 mm), Loumbila , south-west of Loumbila dam; 13.VII.2017; same collectors as for preceding; near a water body; hand capture   1 ♀ ( SVL 110.9 mm); Koubri , “Ancien barrage”; 16.VII.2017; same collectors as for preceding; on a trail near a small water body; hand capture   1 ♂ ( SVL 64.4 mm), 2 ♀ ( SVL 66.6-88.5 mm); Kadiogo province , Saaba; 13.X.2017; H. J. Ayoro leg.; under the dustbin; hand capture   1 ♂ ( SVL 64.6 mm); Deux Balés National Park , Soumbou dam; 8.XI.2017; same collector as for preceding; on a lateritic rock near a water body; hand capture   2 ♀ ( SVL 60.1-74.6 mm); Deux Balés National Park , a flooded zone of Mouhoun River; 10.XI.2017; same collector as for preceding; on the edge of small pond; hand capture   5 ♀ ( SVL 59.8-86.4 mm); Koti , backwater; 23.X.2017; same collector as for preceding; on the edge of water well; hand capture   1 subadult ( SVL 49.7 mm); Koti ; 17.VIII.2018; same collector as for preceding; on a trail; hand capture   1 ♀ ( SVL 82.2 mm); Arly National Park , Bouliabou pond; 16. VI.2018; same collector as for preceding; near water body; hand capture   2 ♀ ( SVL 69.6 - 81.0 mm); Kou Forest ; 8.VIII.2018; H. J. Ayoro & A. Ohler leg.; under shrubs; hand capture   1♀ ( SVL 91.2 mm); Dori , Toroodi swampy valley; 24.VIII.2018; H. J. Ayoro leg.; near the tarmac road; hand capture   1 ♀ ( SVL 68.9 mm); Yaga province , Sebba; 9.VII.2017; A. Antarou leg.; hand capture   1 ♀ ( SVL 75.1 mm); same locality; 21.IX.2018; same collector as for preceding; hand capture   2 ♂; Dédougou , SONATUR city (the road from Dédougou to Toughan); 22.VIII.2017; H. J. Ayoro leg.; in a gutter; direct observation   1♀ ( SVL 80.7 mm); Sourou province , Toughan; 28. VI.2017; R. Dembélé leg.; hand capture   .

LITERATURE REPORTS. — Burkina Faso • Gourma province , Fada N’gourma; 12.06051°N, 0.34913°E; 300 m a.s.l. (Mohneke 2011; Mohneke et al. 2011) GoogleMaps   Ganzourgou province , Zorgho; 12.2483°N, – 0.6278°W; 300 m a.s.l.; I-III.2008 (Mohneke 2011; Mohneke et al. 2011) GoogleMaps   .

DESCRIPTION. — 69 specimens examined. Male body size from 59.0- 90.9 mm while female SVL between 57.4-95.7 mm. Sclerophrys regularis   , the largest toads in Burkina Faso with long and smooth parotid glands. For detailed descriptions see Lamotte & Xavier (1981) and Rödel (2000).

HABITAT. — This is a common species and it is found in numerous habitats, ranging from protected areas, to agricultural and irrigated land and even urban areas in Burkina Faso.

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Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

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Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

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Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Bufonidae

Genus

Sclerophrys