IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Phrynobatrachus werneri is a small sized (snout–vent length < 23 mm) species of puddle frog from the highlands of Cameroon and Nigeria. Members of this genus are identified by the presence of a midtarsal tubercle, elongate inner metatarsal tubercle, and outer metatarsal tubercle. Phrynobatrachus werneri exhibits a visible tympanum, digits widened or expanded into small discs, toes with absent or rudimentary webbing, and a dark tympanic region with a supratypanic ridge. Females exhibit a pale venter, while males exhibit a black throat and some darker pigmentation on the chest and anterior belly.


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Source: African Amphibians Lifedesk

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