Ptychadena boettgeri (Pfeffer, 1893)

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

Rana böttgeri Pfeffer, 1893, Jahrb. Hamburg. Wiss. Anst., 10: 90. Holotype: no. 683, presumably in ZMH although museum not specified, by original designation. Type locality: "Wahrscheinlich von Quilimane", Mozambique.

Rana (Ptychadena) boettgeri De Witte, 1921, Rev. Zool. Afr., 9: 7.

Ptychadena boettgeriFrost, 2006, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 4.0. Recommended combination, by implication of statements in the original publication and the treatment by De Witte, 1921.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (vicinity of Quilimane, Mozambique).


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 397, regarded this nominal taxon as too insufficiently known to treat adequately in their fieldguide.

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