Flat caco

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Flat caco
Cacosternum platys.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pyxicephalidae
Genus: Cacosternum
Species: C. platys
Binomial name
Cacosternum platys
Rose, 1950

The flat caco, flat dainty frog, or smooth dainty frog (Cacosternum platys) is a species of frog in the Pyxicephalidae family, endemic to South Africa. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, intermittent rivers, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, pastureland, rural gardens, urban areas, ponds, irrigated land, canals and ditches, and introduced vegetation.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group, South African Frog Re-assessment Group (SA-FRoG). 2017. Cacosternum platys. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T58072A100022964. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/58072/0 Downloaded on 22 September 2017.