IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Phrynobatrachus dendrobates is a medium to large species (SVL 27-37 mm) of puddle frog from northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo and southwestern Uganda. Members of this genus are identified by the presence of a midtarsal tubercle, elongate inner metatarsal tubercle, and outer metatarsal tubercle. Phrynobatrachus dendrobates is characterized by a distinct tympanum, digital discs present on the fingers and toes, and moderate webbing with 3 phalanges free on toe IV. Males exhibit well-developed minute spines on the dorsal and lateral surfaces of the body, including the feet.


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