Phrynobatrachus taiensis Perret, 1988

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

Phrynobatrachus taiensis Perret, 1988, Arch. Sci., Genève, 41: 286. Holotype: MHNG 1469.81, by original designation. Type locality: "Taï, forêt réserve, Côte-d'Ivoire".

English Names

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

Taï Puddle Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 298).


Known only from the type locality in Tai National Park in western Ivory Coast.


Allied with Phrynobatrachus viliersi, Phrynobatrachus cornutus, Phrynobatrachus calcaratus, and Phrynobatrachus annulatus, according to Perret, 1988, Arch. Sci., Genève, 41: 275-294. Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, so not assigned to species group by them, but presumably in their group B. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 298–299, provided a brief account and range map.

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