Ptychadena keilingi (Monard, 1937)

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

Rana (Ptychadena) keilingi Monard, 1937 "1936", Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 62: 53. Holotype: MHNG MON 9.1932, by original designation. Type locality: "Dala", Angola.

Ptychadena keilingiLaurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 141; Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 56, by implication.

Rana (Ptychadena) keilingiDubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 233, by implication.

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

English Names

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

Keiling's Ridged Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 327).


Northeastern Angola to western Zambia, through adjacent southern Dem. Rep. Congo.


See Laurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 141, Poynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 154-155, and Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 327. Marques, Ceríaco, Blackburn, and Bauer, 2018, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 65 (Suppl. II): 134, provided a map for Angola and brief discussion of the literature.  

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