Mozambique forest tree frog

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Mozambique forest tree frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Arthroleptidae
Genus: Leptopelis
Species: L. mossambicus
Binomial name
Leptopelis mossambicus
Poynton, 1985

Leptopelis mossambicus, the brown-backed tree frog, Mozambique tree frog or Mossambique forest treefrog, is a species of frog in the Arthroleptidae family found in Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and possibly Botswana. Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grasslands, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grasslands, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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