Plaintive rain frog

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Plaintive rain frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Brevicipitidae
Genus: Breviceps
Species: B. verrucosus
Binomial name
Breviceps verrucosus
Rapp, 1842
Breviceps verrucosus map-fr.svg

Breviceps maculatus FitzSimons, 1947

The plaintive rain frog or rough rain frog (Breviceps verrucosus) is a species of frog in the family Brevicipitidae.[2] It is found in Lesotho, South Africa, and Swaziland. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, dry savanna, temperate shrubland, temperate grassland, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). "Breviceps verrucosus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Names described as 'Breviceps verrucosus'". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.6 (9 January 2013). Retrieved 30 November 2013.