Adenomus

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Adenomus
Adenomus kelaartii.jpg
Adenomus kelaartii
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Adenomus

Cope, 1861

Adenomus is a small genus of true toads. It only has three species. These all live in Sri Lanka. Adenomus kandianus was thought to be extinct for 133 years. It was rediscovered in October 2009 in the Kandy area.

Species[change | change source]

Binomial Name and Author Common name
Adenomus dasi Manamendra-Arachchi & Pethiyagoda, 1998
Adenomus kandianus (Günther, 1872) Kandyan Dwarf Toad
Adenomus kelaartii (Günther, 1858) Kelaart's Toad

References[change | change source]

  • "Amphibian Species of the World 5.1 - Adenomus". Retrieved 2008-04-10.
  • amphibiaweb.org Adenomus kandianus
  • Global Amphibian Assessment - Adenomus kandianus
  • Manamendra-Arachchi, K., Pethiyagoda, R. (1998). A synopsis of the Sri Lankan Bufonidae (Amphibia: Anura), with description of two new species. J. South Asian nat. Hist., 3(2), 213-248.
  • Dutta, S.K. & Manamendra-Arachchi, K. (1996). The Amphibian Fauna of Sri Lanka. WHT, Colombo, Sri Lanka.