Volcano clawed frog

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Volcano clawed frog
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pipidae
Genus: Xenopus
Species: X. amieti
Binomial name
Xenopus amieti
Kobel, du Pasquier, Fischberg & Gloor, 1980

The volcano clawed frog (Xenopus amieti) is a species of frog in the Pipidae family endemic to Cameroon. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, swamps, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, pastureland, and aquaculture ponds. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tinsley, R. & Measey, J. 2004. Xenopus amieti. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 23 July 2007.