Phrynobatrachus ghanensis Schiøtz, 1964

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phrynobatrachidae > Genus: Phrynobatrachus > Species: Phrynobatrachus ghanensis

Phrynobatrachus ghanensis Schiøtz, 1964, Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturhist. Foren., 127: 10. Holotype: ZMUC R074712, by original designation. Type locality: "Kakum Forest Reserve, near Mansu, Ghana".

English Names

Ghana River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 103).

Distribution

Known from the type locality near Mansu and from Bobiri, southern Ghana; also report from Banco National Park, southeastern Ivory Coast.

Comment

See Perret, 1988, Arch. Sci., Genève, 41: 291-293. Rödel, Gil, Agyei, Leaché, Diaz, Fujita, and Ernst, 2005, Salamandra, 41: 107-127, provided a locality in Ivory Coast. See comments by Rödel, Gil, Agyei, Leaché, Diaz, Fujita, and Ernst, 2005, Salamandra, 41: 114-115. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 471. Hillers, Boateng, Segniagbeto, Agyei, and Rödel, 2009, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 85: 127-141, discussed the range in Ghana. In species group C of Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900.

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