Phrynobatrachus brongersmai Parker, 1936

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phrynobatrachidae > Genus: Phrynobatrachus > Species: Phrynobatrachus brongersmai

Phrynobatrachus brongersmai Parker, 1936, Zool. Meded., Leiden, 19: 90. Holotype: RMNH 6591, by original designation. Type locality: "Grand Cape Mount", Liberia.

Phrynobatrachus ogoensis brongersmaiLoveridge, 1941, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 91: 114.

Phrynobatrachus brongersmaiFrétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 102-103.

English Names

Brongersma's Puddle Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 292). 


Southwestern Liberia.


See discussion regarding the taxonomic history of this species and Phrynobatrachus brongersmai by Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 102-103, who removed this species from the synonymy of Phrynobatrachus ogoensis, where it had been placed by Loveridge, 1941, Proc. U.S. Natl. Mus., 91: 114. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature. Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, so not assigned to species group. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 292–293, provided a brief account and range map. 

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