Petropedetidae

Petropedetidae Noble, 1931

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Overview

Summary

Petropedetidae currently contains two genera: Petropedetes, which includes 12 species, and Conraua, which contains 6 species. This family contains Conraua goliath, the largest frog species in the world.

Author(s): Zimkus, Breda
Rights holder(s): Zimkus, Breda

Distribution

This family is confined to sub-Saharan Africa. Petropedetes is found in West Africa (Sierra Leone through Ivory Coast) and the western portion of Central Africa (Nigeria to Cameroon), Bioko Island (Equatorial Guinea), and the mountains of Tanzania and Kenya.Conraua is distributed in tropical West Africa, Ethiopia and Eritrea.

Author(s): Zimkus, Breda
Rights holder(s): Zimkus, Breda