Xenopus petersii
Peter's Platanna
family: Pipidae

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

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola, Congo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Gabon, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, United Republic of, Zambia


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From the Encyclopedia of Life account:


Xenopus petersii tested positive for Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Southern Botswana in April 1965 (Weldon 2005).

Author: Bergmann, Travis