Heleophryne depressa FitzSimons, 1946

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Heleophrynidae > Genus: Heleophryne > Species: Heleophryne depressa

Heleophryne purcelli depressa FitzSimons, 1946, Ann. Transvaal Mus., 20: 369. Holotype: TMP 19644, by original designation. Type locality: "'Boskloof', Keromsberg, near De Wet .... [which is] at the southern end of Hex River Valley, Worcester district, [Western] Cape Province", Rep. South Africa.

Heleophryne depressaDu Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 202.

English Names

Hex River Torrent Frog (Van Dijk, 1978, J. Herpetol. Assoc. Afr., 17: 14).

Hex River Ghost Frog (Van Dijk, 1978, J. Herpetol. Assoc. Afr., 17: 14).

Cederberg Ghost Frog (Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 202).

Distribution

Cederberg Range to the north and west of the Breede and Berg Rivers, Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa.

Comment

Considered a species distinct from Heleophryne purcelli; without discussion, by Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 202.

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