Calabresi's bullfrog

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Calabresi's bullfrog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pyxicephalidae
Genus: Pyxicephalus
Species: P. obbianus
Binomial name
Pyxicephalus obbianus
Calabresi, 1927
Synonyms

Rana (Pyxicephalus) cimmarutai Scortecci, 1932
Rana (Pyxicephalus) obbiana (Calabresi, 1927)

Calabresi's bullfrog (Pyxicephalus obbianus) is a species of frog in the family Pyxicephalidae. It is endemic to northeastern and central Somalia.[1][2]

This uncommon species breeds in temporary ponds. Outside the breeding season, it is fossorial, and little is known about its habitat. It is assumed live in dry savannah and semi-arid habitats. Significant threats to it are unlikely, although livestock grazing, and perhaps fire and droughts, might have an impact.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Pyxicephalus obbianus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2013: e.T58537A18404808. Retrieved 14 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Pyxicephalus obbianus Calabresi, 1927". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 14 March 2016.