Pyxicephalus adspersus

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Pyxicephalus adspersus

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: Pyxicephalidae
Subfamilia: Pyxicephalinae
Genus: Pyxicephalus
Species: Pyxicephalus adspersus

Name[edit]

Pyxicephalus adspersus Tschudi, 1838

Type locality: "Promontorium Bonae Spei" (=Cape of Good Hope, Rep. South Africa).

Holotype: MNHNP 4525 & 4527 (8 specimens).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Pyxicephalus adspersus Tschudi, 1838
  • Bombinator adspersus Tschudi, 1838
  • Tomopterna adspersaDuméril & Bibron, 1841
  • Pyxicephalus adspersusDuméril & Bibron, 1841
  • Rana adspersaBoulenger, 1882
  • Rana (Pyxicephalus) adspersusMonard, 1937
  • Rana (Pyxicephalus) adspersaGuibé, 1950
  • Rana adspersa adspersaLoveridge, 1950
  • Rana (Pyxicephalus) adspersaMertens, 1971
  • Rana (Pyxicephalus) adspersa adspersaDubois, 1981
  • Pyxicephalus adspersus adspersusParry, 1982

References[edit]

  • Tschudi, 1838, Classif. Batr.: 46, 84.
  • Parry, 1982, Ann. Natal Mus., 25: 289.
  • 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. Pyxicephalus adspersus . Accessed on 27 June 2008.
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Pyxicephalus adspersus (Least Concern) Downloaded on 27 June 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Tschudi's African Bullfrog
日本語: アフリカウシガエル
suomi: Tunnelisammakko
ไทย: กบแอฟริกันบูลฟร็อก
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