Phrynobatrachus intermedius Rödel, Ofori-Boateng, Penner, and Hillers, 2009

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

Phrynobatrachus intermedius Rödel, Ofori-Boateng, Penner, and Hillers, 2009, Zootaxa, 1970: 54. Holotype: ZMB 71538, by original designation. Type locality: "primary forest near stream, partly swampy, Ankasa Conservation Area, N 5°16.642′, W 02°38.253′, Ghana".

English Names

Intermediate Puddle Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 274).

Distribution

Known only from two sites in the Ankasa Reserve in southwestern Ghana.

Comment

Most similar to Phrynobatrachus liberiensis and Phrynobatrachus plicatus, and most closely related to Phrynobatrachus liberiensis, according to the original publication. In species group C of Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, and suggested to be the sister taxon of Phrynobatrachus liberiensisChanning and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 274–275, provided a brief account and range map.

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