oa African Zoology - The zoocartographic approach to anuran ecology

Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



In the course of collecting material for studying aspects of the development of local Anura, notably Bufo angustieeps, from 1953 to 1956 in Stellenbosch, it was observed that the sites in which the various anuran species oviposited were very narrowly delimited. A request for specimens of Pyxieephalus adspersus drew the present author's attention to the peculiar distribution of this species, viz. its absence from a considerable area around Pietermaritzburg.

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