Phrynobatrachus inexpectatus — Overview

Largen's Dwarf Puddle Frog learn more about names for this taxon

IUCN threat status:

Data Deficient (DD)

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Phrynobatrachus inexpectatus is a miniature species (SVL < 17 mm) of puddle frog endemic to Ethiopia. Members of this genus are identified by the presence of a midtarsal tubercle, elongate inner metatarsal tubercle, and outer metatarsal tubercle. P. inexpectatus is characterized by rudimentary or absent webbing, lack or digital discs, and spinules present only occasionally on the chin. Adult males exhibit dark grey throats and femoral glands.


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