Ptychadena guibei Laurent, 1954

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

Ptychadena chrysogaster guibei Laurent, 1954, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Zool., 34: 23. Holotype: MD 2097, by original designation. Type locality: "Muita, Luembe E, Angola".

Ptychadena guibeiPoynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 154.

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

English Names

Guibe's Yellow-bellied Grass Frog (Lambiris, 1990 "1989", Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 10: 118).

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

Guibe's Ridged Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 326).

Guibe's Grass Frog (Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 308).

Distribution

Scattered localities in Mozambique, eastern Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, southern Dem. Rep. Congo, and eastern Angola south to Caprivi region of Namibia and adjacent Botswana.

Comment

See accounts by Schmidt and Inger, 1959, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 56: 65, Poynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 154, Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 326-327, and Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 308-309. Mercurio, 2011, Amph. Malawi: 255, provided an account for Malawi. Ohler and Frétey, 2014, J. E. Afr. Nat. Hist., 103: 96–98, provided a brief discussion of a collection from northern Mozambique. 

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