Tomopterna damarensis Dawood and Channing, 2002

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pyxicephalidae > Subfamily: Cacosterninae > Genus: Tomopterna > Species: Tomopterna damarensis

Tomopterna damarensis Dawood and Channing, 2002, Afr. J. Herpetol., 51: 130. Holotype: TMP 83913, by original designation. Type locality: "pools in a riverbed . . . . Khorixas, northern Namibia (20° 22′ S, 14° 58′ E)".

English Names

Damaraland Sand Frog (Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 436).

Distribution

Southwestern Angola to western and central Namibia. 

Comment

See comment under Tomopterna. Formerly confused with Tomopterna tandyi according to the original publication. See account by Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 436-437. Heinicke, Ceríaco, Moore, Bauer, and Blackburn, 2017, Salamandra, 53: 461–465, reported on the distribution and phylogenetics of the species. 

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