Heleophryne depressa

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Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Heleophrynidae
Genus: Heleophryne
Species: Heleophryne depressa


Heleophryne depressa FitzSimons, 1946

Type locality: "'Boskloof', Keromsberg, near De Wet .... [which is] at the southern end of Hex River Valley, Worcester district, [Western] Cape Province", Rep. South Africa.

Holotype: TMP 19644


  • Heleophryne purcelli depressa FitzSimons, 1946


  • FitzSimons, V. 1946: An account of the reptiles and amphibians collected on an expedition to the Cape Province, October to December, 1940. Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 20: 351–377.
  • Du Preez, L.H. & V.C. Carruthers. 2009: A Complete Guide to the Frogs of Southern Africa. Cape Town: Struik Nature. PDF

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Hex River Torrent Frog.