Ptychadena mapacha Channing, 1993

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

Ptychadena mapacha Channing, 1993, S. Afr. J. Zool., 28: 142. Holotype: SM, Windhoek, SMW 26145, by original designation. Type locality: "Mapacha (Mpacha), in the eastern Caprivi, Namibia, 17° 38′ S/ 24° 10′ E".

English Names

Mapach Ridged Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 328).

Mapach Grass Frog (Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 310).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (eastern Caprivi, Namibia), presumably in adjacent Zambia, and Botswana, possibly to western Zimbabwe.

Comment

Most similar to Ptychadena schillukorum according to the original publication. See accounts by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 328, and Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 310-311.

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