Anhydrophryne

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Anhydrophryne
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pyxicephalidae
Subfamily: Cacosterninae
Genus: Anhydrophryne
Hewitt, 1919

Anhydrophryne is a genus of frogs in the Pyxicephalidae family, formerly in Petropedetidae. It is endemic to South Africa. Until recently, the genus was monotypic, containing only Anhydrophryne rattrayi, until it absorbed two more species formerly classified as belonging to Arthroleptella genus.[1][2][3]

Species[edit]

The genus contains these species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Anhydrophryne Hewitt, 1919". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "Anhydrophryne hewitti". The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Anhydrophryne ngongoniensis". The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 January 2012.