Phrynomantis annectens Werner, 1910

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Phrynomerinae > Genus: Phrynomantis > Species: Phrynomantis annectens

Phrynomantis annectens Werner, 1910, Denkschr. Med. Naturwiss. Ges. Jena, 16: 294. Holotype: ZMB 24829, according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 267. Type locality: "Aar-Rivier", Namibia.

Phrynomantis nasuta Methuen and Hewitt, 1913, Ann. Transvaal Mus., 4: 122. Holotype: TMP 1317, by original designation. Type locality: "a pool at Kraikluft in the Great Karas Mountains at an altitude of 5000 feet", Namibia. The possibility of relationship with Phrynomantis annectans noted by Hewitt, 1926, Ann. S. Afr. Mus., 20: 488. Synonymy by Parker, 1936, Novit. Zool., 40: 143; Loveridge, 1936, Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 22: 111.

Hoplophryne marmorata Ahl, 1934, Zool. Anz., 107: 334. Holotype: ZMB 35132, according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 263. Type locality: "Okahandja", Namibia. Synonymy by Parker, 1936, Novit. Zool., 40: 143; Loveridge, 1936, Field Mus. Nat. Hist. Publ., Zool. Ser., 22: 111.

Ctenophryne marmorata Ahl, 1935, Zool. Anz., 112: 254. Holotype: ZMB 35377 according to Bauer, Günther, and Robeck, 1996, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 72: 261. Type locality: "ohne Fundort und Sammler". Synonymy by Zweifel, 1989, Copeia, 1989: 229-231.

Phrynomerus annectensParker, 1936, Novit. Zool., 40: 143.

Phrynomantis annectensDubois, 1988, Alytes, 7: 1-5.

Phrynomantis annectansBauer and Branch, 2001, Herpetol. Nat. Hist., 8: 126. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Marbled Rubber Frog (Passmore and Carruthers, 1978, J. Herpetol. Assoc. Afr., 19: 4; Passmore and Carruthers, 1979, S. Afr. Frogs: 108; Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 232; Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 286).

Red-spotted Frog (Van Dijk, 1978, J. Herpetol. Assoc. Afr., 17: 15).

Red-spotted Namibia Frog (Van Dijk, 1978, J. Herpetol. Assoc. Afr., 17: 15).

Red Marbled Frog (Passmore and Carruthers, 1979, S. Afr. Frogs: 108).

Cape Snake-necked Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 91).

Distribution

Western Angola south through Namibia to the Augrabies area of western Northern Cape Province, Rep. South Africa.

Comment

See accounts by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 232-233, Channing, 2004, in Minter et al. (eds.), Atlas Frogs S. Afr. Lesotho and Swaziland: 198-199, and Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 286-287. Bauer and Branch, 2001, Herpetol. Nat. Hist., 8: 126, commented on its range in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 251–253, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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