Ptychadena submascareniensis (Guibé and Lamotte, 1953)

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

Rana (Ptychadena) submascareniensis Guibé and Lamotte, 1953, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 25: 361. Syntypes: MNHNP 51.198, 51.205, by original designation. Type locality: "Massif du Nimba (Haute-Guinée française)", Guinea.

Ptychadena submascareniensisLamotte, 1958, Bull. Inst. Franç. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 20: 1464-1482; Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 56, by implication.

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

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

English Names

Guinea Grassland Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 106).

Distribution

Guinea to Ivory Coast.

Comment

Rödel, 2000, Herpetofauna W. Afr., 1: 139-140, provided an account. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 313, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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