AmphibiaWeb - Kassina wazae


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Kassina wazae Amiet, 2007
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Kassina
Species Description: Amiet, J.-L. 2007. Les Phlyctimantis et Kassina du Cameroun (Amphibia, Anura, Hyperoliidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie114:87_126.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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A medium sized Kassina (males 32.3-35.5 mm) with a mid-dorsal line. Very similar to Kassina senegalensis, but differing by the gular flap being round, not strap-like, the presence of a small tarsal tubercle and the absence of dark spots under the eye. The darker dorsal pattern has a finely serrated outline. Kassina wazae seems similar to the western K. fusca in several characters.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon


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Northern Cameroon, in inundated meadow. Known only from a single locality so far.


Amiet, J. L. (2007). ''Les Phlyctimantis et Kassina du Cameroun.'' Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 114(1), 87-126.

Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2008-09-03)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-03)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Kassina wazae <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Apr 13, 2024.

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