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

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

Ptychadena delphina Goutte, Reyes-Velasco, Freilich, Kassie, and Boissinot, 2021, ZooKeys, 1016: 119. Holotype: Sandra Goutte 310, by original designation. Type locality: "between Dembi and Gechi, Oromia, Ethiopia (8.2195°N, 36.446°E, 2064 m a.s.l.)", Ethiopia. http://zoobank.org/8BFAD046-6E3B-4622-B488-D4483FA2BE31 

English Names

None noted. 

Distribution

Mostly restricted to mid-elevation forests (1612 to 2064 m elevation), west of the Great Rift Valley in Ethiopia and north of the Geba River (tributary of the Baro River); two individuals noted in the original publication, from Asgori, between Addis Ababa and Ambo (8.9799°N, 38.0241°E, 2370 m a.s.l.) also are of this species. 

Comment

See the original publication for detailed account, phylogenetic placement, morphometrics, advertisement call, habitat, and placement in their Ptychadena neumanni group of the Ptychadena neumanni complex.

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