Paracassina kounhiensis

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Paracassina kounhiensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Paracassina
Species: P. kounhiensis
Binomial name
Paracassina kounhiensis
(Mocquard, 1905)
Synonyms

Tornierella pulchra Ahl, 1924
Kassina kounhiensis (Mocquard, 1905)
Tornierella kounhiensis (Mocquard, 1905)

Paracassina kounhiensis (common names: Kouni Valley striped frog, Mocquard's mountain kassina) is a species of frog in the Hyperoliidae family. It is endemic to Ethiopian highlands east of the Rift Valley.[2] Its natural habitats is montane grassland, less commonly the margins of montane forest. It breeds in marshes and pools. While still locally abundant, it is threatened by habitat loss. A part of its range is within the Bale Mountains National Park.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Paracassina kounhiensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Paracassina kounhiensis (Mocquard, 1905)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 5 September 2014.