AmphibiaWeb - Duttaphrynus scaber


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Duttaphrynus scaber (Schneider, 1799)
family: Bufonidae
genus: Duttaphrynus
Species Description: Schneider, J.G. 1799. Historia Amphibiorum Naturalis et Literarariae. Fasciculus Primus. Continens Ranas, Calamitas, Bufones, Salamandras et Hydros in Genera et Species Descriptos Notisque suis Distinctos. 222.
Taxonomic Notes: Duttaphrynus atukoralei is considered a junior synonym of D. scaber since it is not genetically distinguishable as a separate species; further they are conspecifics and the population in the Lowland Wet Zone is likely a distinct cryptic species related to Duttaphrynus scaber. See Jayawardena, B., G. Senevirathne, N. Wijayathilaka, K. D. B. Ukuwela, K. Manamendra-Arachchi, and M. Meegaskumbura. 2017. Species boundaries, biogeography and evolutionarily significant units in dwarf toads: Duttaphrynus scaber and D. atukoralei (Bufonidae: Adenominae). Ceylon Journal of Science 46 (Special issue): 79 - 87 (

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Locality Rajagala, Ampara, Sri Lanka
Country Sri Lanka
Date Recorded 2019-11-12
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Recorded By Eranda Nipunika Mandawala
Copyright Eranda Nipunika Mandawala
Date Entered 2022-11-30

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