n African Journal of Herpetology - Description of a new cryptic species of African sand frog, (Anura : Ranidae), from Namibia : original article

Volume 51, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2156-4574
  • E-ISSN: 2153-3660
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Sand frogs of the African genus <I>Tomopterna</I> Duméril and Bibron, 1841 comprise seven described cryptic species. In this paper we describe a new species from Khorixas, north west Namibia. It is considered a distinct form based on the advertisement call, morphology and mitochondrial DNA sequences.

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