Amphibians of the Kruger National Park - Class Amphibia

With 35 species of frogs and toads being recorded, the Amphibians (Class Amphibia) are fairly well represented in the Kruger National Park.

Scientific Name Common Name
PIPIDAE
Xenopus laevis laevis
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Common Platanna
Gewone Platanna
Xenopus muelleri
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Tropical platanna
Geelpens Platanna
BUFONIDAE
Bufo gutturalis
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Gutteral Toad
Gewone Skurwepadda
Bufo maculatus
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Flat-Backed Toad
Gestreepte Skurwepadda
Bufo garmani
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Olive Toad
Noordlike Gevlekte Skurwepadda
Bufo rangeri
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Raucous Toad
Lawaaierige Skurwepadda
Bufo fenoulheti
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Northern Pygmy Toad
Transvaalse Dwerg-skurwepadda
Schismaderma carens
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Red Toad
Rooirug-skurwepadda
MICROHYLIDAE
Breviceps adspersus adspersus
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Bushveld rain frog
Gewone Blaasop
Breviceps mossambicus
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Mozambique rain frog
Mossambiek blaasop
Phrynomantis bifasciatus bifasciatus
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Banded rubber frog / Gomlastiek-padda
RANIDAE
Pyxicephalus edulis
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African Bullfrog
Klein brulpadda
Tomopterna cryptotis
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Tremelo sand frog
Gestreepte sandpadda
Tomopterna krugerensis
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Knocking sand frog
Sandveld sandpadda
Tomopterna marmorata
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Russet-backed sand frog
Rooirug sandpadda
Tomopterna natalensis
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Natal Sand Frog
Natalse Sandpadda
Rana angolensis
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Common river frog
Gewone graspadda
Strongylopus fasciatus
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Striped stream frog
Langtoon-graspadda
Hildebrandtia ornata ornata
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Ornate frog
Sierlike graspadda

Ptychadena oxyrhynchus
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Sharp-nosed grass frog
Gevlekte graspadda

Ptychadena anchietae
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Plain grass frog
Rooirug graspadda

Ptychadena mossambica
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Broad-banded grass frog
Breëband-graspadda
Phrynobatrachus natalensis
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Snoring puddle frog
Modderpaddatjie
Phrynobatrachus mababiensis
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Dwarf puddle frog
Dwerg-modderpaddatjie
Cacosternum boettgeri
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Common caco
Blikslanertjie
RHACOPHORIDAE
Chiromantis xerampelina
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Foam nest frog
Grys boompadda
ARTHROLEPTIDAE
Arthroleptis stenodactylus
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Shovel-footed squeaker
Duinkikker
HEMISIDAE
Hemisus marmoratus marmoratus
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Mottled shovel-nosed frog
Gemarmerde
graafneuspadda
HYPEROLIIDAE
Leptopelis mossambicus
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Brown-backed tree frog
Bruinrug-boompadda
Kassina maculata
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Red-legged kassina
Rooibeen-vleipadda
Kassina senegalensis
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Bubbling kassina
Silwerbruin-vleipadda
Afrixalus aureus
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Golden leaf -folding frog
Goue stekel-rietpaddatjie
Hyperolius pusillus
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Water-lily frog
Waterlelie-paddatjie

Hyperolius tuberilinguis
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Tinker reed frog
Groen rietpadda
Hyperolius marmoratus
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Painted reed frog
Gestreepte rietpaddatjie

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