Ptychadena perplicata Laurent, 1964

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

Ptychadena perplicata Laurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 136. Holotype: MD 5513, by original designation. Type locality: "Alto Chicapa, humidiherbosa des sources du Cuílo, Lunda", Angola.

Rana (Ptychadena) perplicataDubois, 1981, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 15: 233, by implication.

Ptychadena perplicataDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 56, by implication.

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

English Names

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

Many-ridged Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 336).

Distribution

western Angola to northern Angola, presumably in the intervening region of Dem. Rep. Congo.

Comment

See account by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 336-337.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.