Nadzikambia baylissi Branch & Tolley, 2010,

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, Cristovao, Scott, Michael & Tolley, Krystal A., 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 169-170

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

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scientific name

Nadzikambia baylissi Branch & Tolley, 2010
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Nadzikambia baylissi Branch & Tolley, 2010 

Material

Mt. Mabu ( PEM R21128View Materials, male, 73.7 mm SVL; PEM R21129View Materials, female, 64.8 mm SVL; PEM R21130View Materials, female, 66.4 mm SVL; PEM R21131View Materials, male, 68.3 mm SVL; PEM R21132View Materials, female, 57.9 mm SVL), Mt. Namuli ( PEM R21164View Materials; female, 79.9 mm SVL; PEM R21165View Materials, male, 71.4 mm SVL; PEM R21166View Materials, female, 75.5 mm SVL; PEM R21167View Materials, female, 79.3 mm SVL; PEM R21188View Materials, female, 74.3 mm SVL; PEM R21189View Materials, female, 72.0 mm SVL; PEM R21190View Materials, female, 80.1 mm SVL)  .

Comments

Collected from canopy forest, in Afromontane forest above 600 m asl. Historically, Nadzikambia  was considered a monotypic genus endemic to Mt. Mulanje ( Broadley 1965a), but recently Branch and Tolley (2010) described a second species from Mt. Mabu. We here report the first record for Mt. Namuli (Fig. 4AView Figure 4).