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African Red Toad
Schismaderma carens.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
S. carens
Binomial name
Schismaderma carens
(Smith, 1848)

The African red toad or African split-skin toad (Schismaderma carens) is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is the only species in 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. It lives in many habitats. These 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.

  • Poynton, J.C., Howell, K., Minter, L. & Tandy, M. 2004. Schismaderma carens. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.

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