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Phrynobatrachus pygmaeus
family: Phrynobatrachidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon

 

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From the Encyclopedia of Life account:

Etymology

This species is presumably named for the Latin Pygmaeus, meaning dwarfish. In the late 14th centurn, Pigmei, a "member of a fabulous race of dwarfs," was described by Homer and Herodotus and said to inhabit Egypt or Ethiopia and India.


Author: Zimkus, Breda
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/

Distribution

This species is known only from the type locality in Buala, Central African Republic.


Author: Zimkus, Breda
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0/