Ptychadena

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Ptychadena
Ptychadena mascareniensis.jpg
Ptychadena mascareniensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ptychadenidae
Genus: Ptychadena
Boulenger, 1917
Type species
Rana mascareniensis
Duméril and Bibron, 1841

Ptychadena is a genus of frogs in the Ptychadenidae family, the grassland frogs.[1][2] They are distributed in Sub-Saharan Africa as well as nilotic Egypt. The common names of this genus are ridged frogs and grass frogs.[1]

Species[edit]

There are 51 species in this genus:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Ptychadena Boulenger, 1917". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 7 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Ptychadena Boulenger, 1917". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.