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

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

Cacosternum nanogularum Channing, Schmitz, Burger, and Kielgast, 2013, Zootaxa, 3701: 533. Holotype: MHNG 2740.77, by original designation. Type locality: "on the road between Eshowe and Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa, 28° 51’ 04” S, 31° 12’ 27” E." 

English Names

Small-throated Dainty Frog (original publication). 


Nkandla and the Lebombo Mountains, as well as from Qudeni and Dukuduku in KwaZulu-Natal, Rep. South Africa; presumably into adjacent Swaziland and possibly into Mozambique. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: South Africa

Endemic: South Africa


 Phaka, Netherlands, Kruger, and Du Preez, 2017, Bilingual Field Guide Frogs Zululand: 63, provided a photograph, Zululand regional map, and a brief account of life history and identification. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 370–371, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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