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Phrynomantis annectens (Cape snake-neck frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The marbled rubber frog (Phrynomantis annectens) is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family.It is found in Angola, Namibia, and South Africa.Its natural habitats are dry savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, intermittent freshwater marshes, hot deserts, and temperate desert. Its survival often depends on finding deeper pools in inselbergs and other rocky formations. (Channing and Hogan. 2013)The species is threatened by habitat loss.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 20.56
EDGE Score: 3.07


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  90
Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.575 inches (4 cm)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Etosha National Park II 5699141 Namibia  
Namib-Naukluft National Park II 12585619 Namibia  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Succulent Karoo Namibia, South Africa No

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0