AmphibiaWeb - Cacosternum nanum


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Cacosternum nanum Boulenger, 1887
Dwarf dainty frog, Isele elithambile elisathusia (Zulu)
family: Pyxicephalidae
subfamily: Cacosterninae
genus: Cacosternum
Species Description: Boulenger, G. A. (1887). Descriptions of new reptiles and batrachians in the British Museum (Natural History).—Part III. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 5, 20: 50–53.
Taxonomic Notes: Following Channing et al. (2013; Zootaxa 3701: 518-550), we include Cacosternum poyntoni as a junior synonym of C. nanum.

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland

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