Ptychadena tournieri (Guibé & Lamotte, 1955)

Ayoro, Halamoussa Joëlle, Segniagbeto, Gabriel Hoinsoudé, Hema, Emmanuel Midibahaye, Penner, Johannes, Oueda, Adama, Dubois, Alain, Rödel, Mark-Oliver, Kabré, Gustave Boureima & Ohler, Annemarie, 2020, List of amphibian species (Vertebrata, Tetrapoda) of Burkina Faso, Zoosystema 42 (28), pp. 547-582: 572

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2020v42a28

publication LSID

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DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4337078

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Ptychadena tournieri (Guibé & Lamotte, 1955)
status

 

Ptychadena tournieri (Guibé & Lamotte, 1955)  

REMARK. — We have not yet found this species, neither during field work nor in the collections. So the following notes are based on literature only (Mohneke 2011).

LITERATURE REPORTS. — Burkina Faso • Ganzourgou province , Kougri; 12.39422°N, – 1.06500°W; 270 m a.s.l. GoogleMaps   and 12.40554°N, – 1.04391°W; 270 m a.s.l. (Mohneke 2011) GoogleMaps   Wayen Rapadama Peulh ; 12.36783°N, – 1.02033°W; 290 m a.s.l. (Mohneke 2011) GoogleMaps   Gourma province , Pokiamanga; 12.08286°N, 0.44111°E; 290 m a.s.l. (Mohneke 2011) GoogleMaps   Kompienga province , Kompienga; 11.65222°N, 0.52365°E; 260 m a.s.l.; I-III.2008 (Mohneke 2011) GoogleMaps   .

DESCRIPTION. — Small and extremely slender species, with 33- 35 mm SVL for males and 41-43 mm for females ( Rödel 2000). Limbs relatively thick and long as in P. pumilio   . Webbing formula: I 1 - 1 ½ II 1 - 2 III 1 - 2 IV 1 ½ - 1 ½ V. Supernumerary tubercles present but poorly visible on the underside of toes II, III and IV. Three pairs of continuous longitudinal ridges on the back and a continuous white lateral ridge. For detailed descriptions see Rödel (2000) and Lamotte & Ohler (2000).

HABITAT. — Ptychadena tournieri   inhabits open savannahs ( SchiØtz 1967) and breeds in temporary ponds ( Perret 1991; Rödel 2000; Nago et al. 2006). It is common in West African savannahs and has been recorded from southern Senegal to northern Benin ( Bourgat 1979; Lamotte 1967a; Rödel 2000; Nago et al. 2006; Segniagbeto et al. 2007).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Ptychadenidae

Genus

Ptychadena