IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

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Phrynobatrachus uzungwensis is a small species (SVL < 25 mm) of puddle frog distributed in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Members of this genus are identified by the presence of a midtarsal tubercle, elongate inner metatarsal tubercle, and outer metatarsal tubercle. Phrynobatrachus uzungwensis is characterized by the reddish-orange coloration on its digits and arms, a light-colored tranverse band across the scapular region, extensive pedal webbing, and the presence of dorsal asperities in both sexes.


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