Ptychadena beka Goutte, Reyes-Velasco, Freilich, Kassie, and Boissinot, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ptychadenidae > Genus: Ptychadena > Species: Ptychadena beka

Ptychadena beka Goutte, Reyes-Velasco, Freilich, Kassie, and Boissinot, 2021, ZooKeys, 1016: 117. Holotype: Sandra Goutte 291, by original designation. Type locality: "southwest of Nekemte (8.9950°N, 36.4955°E, 2213 m a.s.l.)", Ethiopia. http://zoobank.org/CCF36B05-F7FC-436B-8858-765B6F682127 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Wide distribution on both sides of the Great Rift Valley in Ethiopia, 1695 to 2596 m elevation, limited in the north by the Blue Nile with northernmost specimens from just north of Gohatsion, the westernmost record jfrom Gech'a and to the southeaster near Iteya and south of Irba Muda. 

Comment

The original publicaiton provided a detailed account, phylogenetic placement, morphometrics, advertisement call, habitat, and placement in their Ptychadena neumanni group of the Ptychadena neumanni complex.

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