Petropedetes

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Petropedetes
Petropedetes cameronensis 1874.jpg
Petropedetes cameronensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Petropedetidae
Genus: Petropedetes
Reichenow, 1874
Species

12 species (see text)

Petropedetes is a genus of frogs in the family Petropedetidae. In 2002, the genus absorbed all three species of the former Arthroleptides genus, but they were reinstated in 2014. The informally assigned common name for frogs in this genus (and for frogs in certain other genera) is torrent frog.

The genus Petropedetes contains these species:[1]



References[edit]

  1. ^ "Names assigned to genus Petropedetes". Amphibian Species of the World 5.5 Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 20 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Petropedetes johnstoni". The IUCN Red List of Endangered Species 2011.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 20 January 2012.