Breviceps adspersus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Neobatrachia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia

Familia: Brevicipitidae
Genus: Breviceps
Species: Breviceps adspersus

Name[edit]

Breviceps adspersus Peters, 1882

Type locality: Damaraland (Westafrika).

Lectotype: ZMB 6294.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Breviceps adspersus Peters, 1882
  • Breviceps pentheri Werner, 1899
  • Breviceps mossambicus var. occidentalis Werner, 1903
  • Breviceps parvus Hewitt, 1925
  • Breviceps pretoriensis FitzSimons, 1930
  • Breviceps parvus caffer Hewitt, 1932
  • Breviceps pentheri pentheriParker, 1934
  • Breviceps pentheri cafferParker, 1934
  • Breviceps adspersus adspersusPienaar, 1963
  • Breviceps adspersus pentheriPoynton, 1964
  • Breviceps mossambicus adspersusBroadley, 1971

References[edit]

  • Peters, 1882, Naturwiss. Reise Mossambique, Zool. 3: 177.
  • Poynton, 1964, Ann. Natal Mus., 17: 82.
  • Frost, Darrel R. 2010. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.4 (8 April, 2010). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Breviceps adspersus . Accessed on 17 May 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Breviceps adspersus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 17 May 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Transvaal Short-headed Frog