Phrynobatrachus stewartae Poynton and Broadley, 1985

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

Phrynobatrachus stewartae Poynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 163. Holotype: NMZB 9493, by original designation. Type locality: "Rumpi, Malawi".

English Names

Stewart's River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 104).

Stewart's Puddle Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 312; Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 293).

Distribution

Northern Malawi and southern Tanzania.

Comment

See comment under Phrynobatrachus gutturosus and accounts by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 312-313, and Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 293-294. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature. Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, so not assigned to species group. Mercurio, 2011, Amph. Malawi: 236-237, provided an account for Malawi.

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