Breviceps sopranus Minter, 2003

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Brevicipitidae > Genus: Breviceps > Species: Breviceps sopranus

Breviceps sopranus Minter, 2003, Afr. J. Herpetol., 52: 16. Holotype: TMP 70156, by original designation. Type locality: "St Lucia, KwaZulu-Natal (28° 28′ S, 32° 25′ E, alt. 40 m). The type locality is an area of closed-canopy coastal forest with a dense herbaceous undertory, adjacent to the KZN Wildlife offices and conference center."

English Names

Whistling Rain Frog (Minter, 2004, in Minter et al. (eds.), Atlas Frogs S. Afr. Lesotho and Swaziland: 189; Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 128).

Distribution

Coastal forest and thornveld in Mpumalanga Province and KwaZulu-Natal Province, Rep. South Africa; eastern Swaziland; possibly into adjacent Mozambique.

Comment

See accounts by Minter, 2004, in Minter et al. (eds.), Atlas Frogs S. Afr. Lesotho and Swaziland: 189-190, and Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 128-129.

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