Hemisus wittei Laurent, 1963

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemisotidae > Genus: Hemisus > Species: Hemisus wittei

Hemisus wittei Laurent, 1963, Copeia, 1963: 397. Holotype: MRAC 100840, by original designation. Type locality: "Mabwe, Katanga, southeastern Congo [=Dem. Rep. Congo]".

Kassinula witteiFrank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 51.

English Names

Witte’s Shovelnose Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 51).

DeWitte’s Snout-burrower (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 125).

Distribution

Lower Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo, and northwestern Zambia.

Comment

See Poynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 26: 533, for short discussion of taxonomic characters.

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