Phrynobatrachus sulfureogularis Laurent, 1951

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

Phrynobatrachus sulfureogularis Laurent, 1951, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 44: 362. Holotype: MRAC unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Massif du Nanzergwa, 2300-2500 m, Territoire de Bururi, Urundi [=Burundi]", Central Africa.

English Names

Central River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 104).

Yellow-throated Puddle Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 270).


Known only from the type locality in the Massif of Nanzergwa, western Burundi, and the Mahal Mountains, eastern Tanzania. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Burundi, Tanzania


Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, so not assigned to species group. Lawson and Zimkus, 2011, Fieldiana, Life Earth Sci., 4: 112–116, reported the species from the Mahale Mountains of western Tanzania and rediagnosed the species. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 270–271, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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