Ptychadena bunoderma (Boulenger, 1907)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ptychadenidae > Genus: Ptychadena > Species: Ptychadena bunoderma

Rana bunoderma Boulenger, 1907, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 19: 214. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation; now numbered BM 1947.2.2.86, according to museum records. Type locality: "Caconda, [250 km inland from] Benguella", Angola.

Rana (Ptychadena) bunodermaDe Witte, 1921, Rev. Zool. Afr., 9: 7. Dubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 233; by implication.

Ptychadena (Ptychadena) buneli Monard, 1937 "1936", Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 62: 55. Types: Presumably MHNG or LCHM. Type locality: "environs de Dala, sur le Tyihumbwé", Angola. Synonymy by Laurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 143.

Ptychadena bunodermaGuibé and Lamotte, 1957, Bull. Inst. Franç. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 19: 942. Laurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 143; Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 56; by implication.

Ptychadena (Ptychadena) bunodermaDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 316.

English Names

Caconda Grassland Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 105).

Rough Ridged Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 323).

Distribution

Northern Angola and northwestern Zambia; presumably in adjacent Dem. Rep. Congo.

Comment

Poynton and Broadley, 1985, Ann. Natal Mus., 27: 152-153, provided a brief characterization, and Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 323-324, provided an account.

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