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Mlawula Nature Reserve - Amphibians Checklist


Pipidae (Tongueless frogs)

   Xenopus muelleri  (Peters, 1844)
   (Tropical Platanna)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Xenopus laevis  (Daudin, 1802)
   (Common Platanna)
   (SiSwati: siphata)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Bufonidae (Typical toads)

   Schismaderma carens  (Smith, 1848)
   (Red Toad)
   (SiSwati: sigogodvolo)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Poyntonophrynus fenoulheti  Hewitt and Methuen, 1913
   (Northern Pygmy Toad)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Sclerophrys pusilla  Hallowell, 1854
   (Flat-backed toad)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Sclerophrys garmani  Meek, 1897
   (Olive toad)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Sclerophrys gutturalis  Power, 1929
   (Guttural toad)
   (SiSwati: sigogodvolo)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Microhylidae (Rain frogs)

   Phrynomantis bifasciatus  (Smith, 1847)
   (Banded Rubber Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Breviceps adspersus  Peters, 1882
   (Bushveld Rain Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Breviceps mossambicus  Peters, 1854
   (Mozambique Rain Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Hemisotidae (Burrowing frogs)

   Hemisus marmoratus  (Peters, 1854)
   (Mottled burrowing frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Ptychadenidae (Ridged frogs)

   Ptychadena mossambica  (Peters, 1854)
   (Broadbanded Grass Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Ptychadena oxyrhynchus  (Smith, 1849)
   (Sharpnosed Grass Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Ptychadena anchietae  (Bocage, 1867)
   (Plain Grass Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Phrynobatrachidae (Puddle frogs)

   Phrynobatrachus mababiensis  FitzSimons, 1932
   (Dwarf Puddle Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Phrynobatrachus natalensis  (Smith, 1849)
   (Snoring Puddle Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Pyxicephalus edulis  (Peters, 1854)
   (Lowveld bullfrog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Pyxicephalidae (Cacosternines)

   Amietia delalandii  (Duméril and Bibron, 1841)
   ( Delalande's River Frog)
   (SiSwati: lishele)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Cacosternum boettgeri  (Boulenger, 1882)
   (Common Caco)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Tomopterna natalensis  (Smith, 1849)
   (Knocking Sand Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Tomopterna krugerensis  Passmore and Carruthers, 1975
   (Sandveld sand frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Tomopterna cryptotis  (Boulenger, 1907)
   (Tremelo Sand Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Rhacophoridae (Foam nest tree frogs)

   Chiromantis xerampelina  Peters, 1854
   (Southern Foam Nest Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Hyperoliidae (Reed and running frogs)

   Hyperolius tuberilinguis  Smith, 1849
   (Tinker Reed Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Hyperolius pusillus  (Cope, 1862)
   (Water Lily Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Hyperolius marmoratus  Peters, 1854
   (Painted Reed Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Afrixalus aureus  Pickersgill, 1984
   (Golden Leaf-folding Frog)
   Swaziland Red Data Status: Least Concern
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern
   International Red Data Status: Not listed

   Kassina senegalensis  (Dumeril and Bibron, 1841)
   (Bubbling Kassina)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

   Kassina maculata  (Dumeril, 1853)
   (Vlei frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern

Arthroleptidae (Tree frogs)

   Leptopelis mossambicus  Poynton, 1985
   (Brownbacked Tree Frog)
   Southern African Red Data Status: Least Concern




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