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Malolotja Nature Reserve - Amphibians Checklist

(Information from "A Checklist of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Malolotja Nature Reserve", by Richard C. Boycott, 1993.)


Pipidae (tongueless frogs)

   Xenopus laevis  (Daudin, 1802)
   (Common Platanna)
   (SiSwati: siphata)

Heleophrynidae (ghost frogs)

   Heleophryne natalensis  Hewitt, 1913
   (Natal Ghost Frog)

Bufonidae (typical toads)

   Schismaderma carens  (Smith, 1848)
   (Red Toad)
   (SiSwati: sigogodvolo)

   Amietophrynus rangeri  Hewitt, 1935
   (Raucous toad)
   (SiSwati: sigogodvolo)

   Amietophrynus maculatus  Hallowell, 1854
   (Flat-backed toad)

   Amietophrynus gutturalis  Power, 1929
   (Guttural toad)
   (SiSwati: sigogodvolo)

Microhylidae (rain frogs)

   Breviceps adspersus pentheri Werner, 1899
   (Rain frog)
   (SiSwati: sinana)

   Breviceps adspersus  Peters, 1882
   (Bushveld Rain Frog)

Ranidae (typical frogs)

   Strongylopus grayii  (Smith, 1849)
   (Clicking Stream Frog)

   Amietia angolensis  Bocage, 1866
   (Common or Angola River Frog)
   (SiSwati: lishele)

   Cacosternum parvum  Poynton, 1963
   (Mountain Caco)

   Cacosternum nanum  Boulenger, 1887
   (Bronze Caco)

   Cacosternum boettgeri  (Boulenger, 1882)
   (Common Caco)

   Phrynobatrachus mababiensis  FitzSimons, 1932
   (Dwarf Puddle Frog)

   Tomopterna natalensis  (Smith, 1849)
   (Knocking Sand Frog)

   Ptychadena porosissima  (Steindachner, 1867)
   (Striped Grass Frog)

   Ptychadena oxyrhynchus  (Smith, 1849)
   (Sharpnosed Grass Frog)

   Strongylopus fasciatus  (Smith, 1849)
   (Striped Stream Frog)

Hyperoliidae (reed and running frogs)

   Hyperolius marmoratus  Peters, 1854
   (Painted Reed Frog)

   Semnodactylus wealii  (Boulenger, 1882)
   (Rattling Frog)

   Kassina senegalensis  (Dumeril and Bibron, 1841)
   (Bubbling Kassina)




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