n African Zoology - A new species of (Anura : Ranidae) from Tanzania

Volume 39, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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A new species of puddle frog in the genus &lt;I&gt;Phrynobatrachus&lt;/I&gt; (Ranidae) is described from central Tanzania. It is compared to all other East African species and found to be most similar to <I>P. natalensis</I>. The distinctive features of this species include the male advertisement call, visible tympanum, snout-vent length, and the lack of digital discs.

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