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Ptychadenidae consists of three genera: Ptychadena (approximately 50 species), Hildebrandtia (3 species) and Lanzarana (1 species). Ptychadena species typically have streamlined bodies with long legs and are excellent jumpers. They are notoriously difficult to catch and are often referred to as “rocket frogs” (Text from Harper et al., 2010).

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