Ptychadena mutinondoensis Channing and Willem, 2018

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

Ptychadena mutinondoensis Channing and Willems, 2018, Zootaxa, 4462: 355. Holotype: ZMB 88379, by original designation. Type locality: "Mutinondo Wilderness, northern Zambia (12.456° S; 31.293° E, 1430 m)". Zoobank publication registration: 55F9D6C8-6A28-4291-AF99-7250501508FB

English Names

Mutinondo Grass Frog (original publication). 


Seeps on granitic inselbergs, Mutinondo Wilderness, northern Zambia. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Zambia

Endemic: Zambia


Insofar as is known this is the only species of Ptychadena with rupicolous larvae, according to the original publicaiton. 

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