Pyxicephalus edulis Peters, 1854,

Miracle, Eulàlia Gassó, Van, Lars W., Ostende, Den Hoek & Arntzen, Jan Willem, 2007, Type specimens of amphibians in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands, Zootaxa 1482, pp. 25-68: 54

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Pyxicephalus edulis Peters, 1854
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Pyxicephalus edulis Peters, 1854 

Peters, 1854. Ber. Bekanntmach. Geeignet. Verhandl. Königl. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1854: 626.

Syntype: RMNH 2274, 1 spec. Loc.: Mozambique. Leg.: W.H.C. Peters.

Remarks. Other syntypes are in the Museum für Naturkunde der Humboldt Universität zu Berlin ( ZMB 3349, 3350, 10056 - 58, 50260, 50290, and 50301 -02). According to Boulenger (1882: 34), a syntype may be a specimen in the Natural History Museum in London, from “Mossambique”, received from W. Peters. The type locality (“Mossambique, Boror, Tette”) was restricted to “Tete” by Loveridge (1953: 375).

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National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis

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Museum für Naturkunde Berlin (Zoological Collections)