Breviceps passmorei Minter, Netherlands, and Du Preez, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Brevicipitidae > Genus: Breviceps > Species: Breviceps passmorei

Breviceps passmorei Minter, Netherlands, and Du Preez, 2017, Zootaxa, 4300: 208. Holotype: SAIAB 204596, by original designation. Type locality: "Lulwane 1, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. . . . S -27.04319°, E 32.28836°, elevation 64 m". http://zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:F836CD13-8351-476F-8C90-EE1DFD691A2F 

English Names

Passmore's Rain Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 120).

Ndumo Rain Frog (Phaka, Netherlands, Kruger, and Du Preez, 2017, Bilingual Field Guide Frogs Zululand: 25).

Distribution

Currently known only from the area West of Tembe Elephant Reserve, in the vicinity of the Phongolo River, KwaZulu-Natal, Rep. South Africa, near borders of Swaziland and Mozambique.  

Comment

 In the Breviceps mossambicus group of Nielsen, Daniels, Conradie, Heinicke, and Noonan, 2018, J. Biogeograph., 45: 2067–2079, who reported on molecular phylogenetics and biogeography. Phaka, Netherlands, Kruger, and Du Preez, 2017, Bilingual Field Guide Frogs Zululand: 25, 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.: 120–121, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.  

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