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Breviceps
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Cape Rain Frog (Breviceps gibbosus)
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Brevicipitidae
Genus Breviceps

Breviceps is a genus of rain frogs in the Brevicipitidae family.

Species

The genus contains 16 or 17 species; in Amphibian Species of the World Breviceps maculatus is synonymous to Breviceps verrucosus, while AmphibiaWeb considers it as a valid taxon

Breviceps acutirostris (Poynton, 1963) (Strawberry Rain Frog)
Breviceps adspersus (Peters, 1882) (Bushveld Rain Frog)
Breviceps bagginsi (Minter, 2003)
Breviceps branchi (Channing, 2012)
Breviceps fichus (Channing and Minter, 2004)
Breviceps fuscus (Hewitt, 1925)
Breviceps gibbosus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cape Rain Frog)
Breviceps macrops (Boulenger, 1907) (Desert Rain Frog)
Breviceps montanus (Power, 1926) (Mountain Rain Frog)
Breviceps mossambicus (Peters, 1854) (Mozambique Rain Frog)
Breviceps namaquensis (Power, 1926) (Namaqua Rain Frog)
Breviceps poweri (Parker, 1934) (Power's Rain Frog)
Breviceps rosei (Power, 1926) (Rose's Rain Frog)
Breviceps sopranus (Minter, 2003) (Whistling Rain Frog)
Breviceps sylvestris (FitzSimons, 1930) (Forest Rain Frog)
Breviceps verrucosus (Rapp, 1842) (Plaintive Rain Frog)
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