Ptychadena christyi (Boulenger, 1919)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ptychadenidae > Genus: Ptychadena > Species: Ptychadena christyi

Rana christyi Boulenger, 1919, Rev. Zool. Afr., 7: 5. Syntypes: BMNH (4 specimens), by original desgination. Type locality: "Madié [= Medje] (Ituri)", Dem. Rep. Congo.

Rana (Ptychadena) christyiDe Witte, 1921, Rev. Zool. Afr., 9: 5. Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 233; by implication.

Ptychadena christyiGuibé and Lamotte, 1957, Bull. Inst. Franç. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 19: 942. Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 56; by implication.

Ptychadena (Ptychadena) christyiDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 316.

English Names

Christy's Grassland Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 105).

Christy's Ridged Frog (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 302).

Distribution

Northeastern Dem. Rep. Congo and western Uganda in forest.

Comment

See Noble, 1924, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 49: 222-224. Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 302-303, provided an account.

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