Phrynomantis microps

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Phrynomantis microps
Phrynomantis microps Museum de Genève.JPG
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Microhylidae
Genus: Phrynomantis
Species: P. microps
Binomial name
Phrynomantis microps
Peters, 1875

Phrynomantis microps, the Accra snake-necked frog, red rubber frog or West African rubber frog, is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is found in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, possibly Chad, possibly Gambia, possibly Guinea, possibly Guinea-Bissau, possibly Mauritania, possibly Niger, and possibly Sudan and west Ethiopia - Gambella. P. microps is a medium-sized frog with an elongated and depressed body.


Its natural habitats are dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, intermittent freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, and pastureland.