Breviceps mossambicus Peters, 1882,

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 167

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

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scientific name

Breviceps mossambicus Peters, 1882
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Anura Brevicipitidae

Breviceps mossambicus Peters, 1882 

Material

Mt. Namuli ( PEM A11310, male, 25.4 mm SUL), Mt. M’pàluwé ( PEM A11362, male, 23.0 SUL).

Comments

Both specimens are males, based on the presence of a very dark throat and small size. The specimen from Mt. M’pàluwé was collected at night in a shamba at mid-elevation (ca. 1000 m).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Brevicipitidae

Genus

Breviceps