Ptychadena nana Perret, 1980

Somali grassland frog, Smallest grass frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1921

Rediscovered in ?

IUCN RedList status: Endangered





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Perret, J.-L. (1980). Sur quelques Ptychadena (Amphibia, Ranidae) d'Ethiopie. Monitore Zoologico Italiano N.S. Supplemento 7: 151-168.


Other references:

Böhme, W. and Rödder, D. (2011). Rediscovered after ninety years: the Ethiopian high altitude dwarf species Ptychadena nana (Amphibia: Ptychadenidae). North-Western Journal of Zoology 7(2): 322-324.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2013). Ptychadena nana. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. ( Downloaded on 10 January 2015.


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