Cacosternum aggestum Channing, Schmitz, Burger, and Kielgast, 2013

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pyxicephalidae > Subfamily: Cacosterninae > Genus: Cacosternum > Species: Cacosternum aggestum

Cacosternum aggestum Channing, Schmitz, Burger, and Kielgast, 2013, Zootaxa, 3701: 523. Holotype: MHNG 2690.25, by original designation. Type locality: "at Klipheuwel on a flooded field, 13 June 2007, 33° 41′ 48.7″ S, 18° 43′ 27.6″ E", Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa. 

English Names

Klipheuwel Dainty Frog (original publication). 


Known only from Klpheuwel and Vissershok, in the area northeast of Cape Town, Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa, although expected to be found more widely. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: South Africa

Endemic: South Africa


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 368–369, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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