Hemisus barotseensis Channing and Broadley, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemisotidae > Genus: Hemisus > Species: Hemisus barotseensis

Hemisus barotseensis Channing and Broadley, 2002, J. Herpetol., 36: 368. Holotype: NMZB 16191, by original designation. Type locality: "Barotse floodplain near Mongu (15° 15′ 36.7″ S, 23° 07′ 46.0″ E), western Zambia".

English Names

None noted.


Barotse Floodplain and along the Zambezi River of western Zambia; possibly east to the Kafue Flats although this record is questionable (A. Channing, personal communication).


Most similar to Hemisus guineensis microps according to the original publication.

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