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Leptopelis vermiculatus

Leptopelis vermiculatus, also known as the peacock tree frog, Amani forest treefrog, or vermiculated tree frog, is a species of frog found in forest areas in Tanzania. Sometimes the common name big-eyed tree frog is used, but this may also refer ...

Letheobia somalica

Letheobia somalica, also known as the highland beaked snake or Ethiopian blind snake, is a species of snake in the family Typhlopidae. It is endemic to Ethiopia.

Limnonectes palavanensis

Limnonectes palavanensis is a species of frog in the family Dicroglossidae. It is found in the Palawan Island and in Borneo. The species shows paternal care, a relatively rare trait in frogs.

Limnotilapia dardennii

Limnotilapia dardennii, the latticed cichlid, is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika, where it prefers rocky areas near the coast. It may also be found in the aquarium trade. This species is currently the only known member of its genus.

Liophidium

Liophidium is a genus of lamprophiid snakes, nine of which are endemic to the island of Madagascar and one to the island of Mayotte. They are harmless to humans.

Lowland burrowing tree frog

The lowland burrowing tree frog or northern casquehead frog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is found in south-central Arizona, the United States, and southward along the coastal plain and foothills to Western and South-Central Mexi ...

Lucasium steindachneri

Lucasium steindachneri, commonly called the box-patterned gecko or Steindachners gecko, is a species of nocturnal, medium-sized gecko that has a pale strip with three patches of brown along its back. This gecko is terrestrial and only found in ar ...

Lucasium stenodactylum

Lucasium stenodactylum, also known as the crowned gecko or pale-snouted ground gecko, is a species of gecko from Australia.

Macrelaps

Macrelaps is a monotypic genus created for the rear-fanged venomous snake species, M. microlepidotus, endemic to South Africa. No subspecies are currently recognized.

Mantidactylus

Mantidactylus is a frog genus in the mantellid subfamily Mantellinae. This genus is restricted to Madagascar. The genus is divided into several subgenera that form monophyletic genetic clusters and are ecologically similar.

Mantophryne lateralis

Mantophryne lateralis is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to New Guinea and is found on the north coast of Papua in Indonesia and both north and south of the Central Range in Papua New Guinea. It is also known from the ...

Megophrys longipes

Megophrys longipes is a species of frog in the family Megophryidae. It is also known as the Malacca spadefoot toad, red legged spine-eyed frog, red-legged horn frog, and slender-legged horned frog. It is found in the Malay Peninsula. Records from ...

Megophrys parva

Megophrys parva is a species of horned frog found in South Asia and Southeast Asia, from eastern India and Nepal through Bangladesh and Burma to western Thailand and southern China and northern Laos and Vietnam. Perhaps because of its wide distri ...

Melanoseps

The following eight species are recognized as being valid. Melanoseps ater Gunther, 1873 – longtail limbless skink. Melanoseps rondoensis Loveridge, 1942 Melanoceps pygmaeus Broadley, 2006 Melanoseps emmrichi Broadley, 2006 – Uluguru limbless ski ...

Meristogenys whiteheadi

Meristogenys whiteheadi is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. It is endemic to Borneo and found in both Indonesia and Malaysia. Meristogenys stigmachilus and Meristogenys stenocephalus, described as new species in 2011, were formerly includ ...

Micrixalus

Micrixalus is a genus of frogs from that are endemic to the Western Ghats in India. They are monotypic within the family Micrixalidae. Before being raised to the family level they were classified as the subfamily Micrixalinae within Ranidae. Micr ...

Microbatrachella capensis

The micro frog, or Cape Flats frog, is a species of frog less than 2 cm long in the family Pyxicephalidae, in the monotypic genus Microbatrachella. Its colour varies from rufous brown with dark mottling, to tan or green, depending on the populati ...

Microctenopoma ansorgii

Microctenopoma ansorgii is a small freshwater fish, known in the aquarium trade as the ornate ctenopoma, orange ctenopoma, ornate climbing perch, pretty ctenopoma, or rainbow ctenopoma. It is related to the more familiar spotted climbing perch, b ...

Microctenopoma fasciolatum

Microctenopoma fasciolatum or the banded bushfish is an Anabantoid fish of the genus Microctenopoma. It is native to the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo and a few rivers in Cameroon, occurring in the lower and central parts of ...

Micryletta steinegeri

Micryletta steinegeri is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to central and southern Taiwan. In the past it has also been considered as a synonym of Micryletta inornata from continental Asia.

Nanorana blanfordii

Nanorana blanfordii is a species of frog in the family Dicroglossidae. It is found in northeastern India, southern Tibet, and eastern Nepal, and likely in the adjacent western Bhutan. The specific name blanfordii honours William Thomas Blandford, ...

Neolamprologus mondabu

Neolamprologus mondabu is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika except for the southern portion where it is replaced by N. modestus. It prefers areas with rocky substrates, moving to areas with sandy substrates to breed. It feeds on the ...

Neolamprologus multifasciatus

Neolamprologus multifasciatus is one of the small shell-dwelling cichlids endemic to Lake Tanganyika. The male reaches 5 cm in length, and the female only 2.5 cm in the aquarium. In the wild, they reach only 3.0 cm in standard length of male and ...

Northern spiny-tailed gecko

The meaning of the scientific name or binomial, Strophurus ciliaris, comes from strophurus meaning "turning-tail" and ciliaris meaning "eyelashed", referring to the spines above the eyes.

Nyctixalus

Nyctixalus is a genus of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae. The common name is Indonesian tree frogs. They can be found in the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, the Philippines, and southern Vietnam. Nyctixalus is the sister taxon of Thelod ...

Odaxothrissa

Odaxothrissa, the fangtooth pellonulines, is a genus of fresh-water fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. There are currently four recognized species in this genus, all of which are found in tropical Africa.

Odontobatrachus natator

Odontobatrachus natator, also known as the saber-toothed frog, Sierra Leone water frog, common toothed frog, or simply swimmer, is a species of frog in the family Odontobatrachidae. It is endemic to West Africa and occurs in Guinea, Liberia, and ...

Odorrana swinhoana

Odorrana swinhoana is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. It is endemic to Taiwan and widely distributed in hilly areas below 2.000 m. It is named for Robert Swinhoe, a British naturalist and diplomat. Its common names include Swinhoes brown ...

Oreophryne variabilis

Oreophryne variabilis is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Oreophrynella

Oreophrynella, commonly known as bush toads, is a genus of true toads native to the tepuis of southern Venezuela and adjacent Guyana. The distribution of some species is restricted to a couple of tepuis or even a single tepui, as in the case of O ...

Oreophrynella quelchii

Oreophrynella quelchii, commonly known as the Roraima black frog or Roraima bush toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae. This species is restricted to the transboundary summit of Mount Roraima in Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil, and to t ...

Orthosternarchus tamandua

Orthosternarchus tamandua, the tamandua knifefish, is a species of weakly electric knifefish in the family Apteronotidae, native to the deep river channels of the Amazon basin. This species is characterized by its whitish-pink color, long tubular ...

Osteocephalus buckleyi

Osteocephalus buckleyi, also known as Buckleys slender-legged treefrog, is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is found along the periphery of the Amazon Basin in Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, northeastern Brazil, Venezuela, Guyana, S ...

Otophryne robusta

Otophryne robusta is a species of frog in the family Microhylidae. It is found in Guyana, Venezuela, and possibly Brazil. Its natural habitats are tropical moist montane forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. It has been found in w ...

Pachytriton

Pachytriton, also known as the paddle-tail newts or Chinese newts, is a genus of salamanders in the family Salamandridae. They are found in southeastern China.

Papurana florensis

Papurana florensis is a species of true frog. It is native to the islands of Lombok, Sumbawa, and Flores in Indonesia. Common names Floresian frog and Flores frog have been coined for it.

Papurana kreffti

Papurana kreffti is a species of true frog, family Ranidae. It is native to New Ireland and Buka Island and the Solomon Islands. The specific name kreffti honours Gerard Krefft, a German adventurer who settled in Australia and became there to be ...

Parauchenoglanis

Parauchenoglanis is a genus of claroteid catfishes native to Africa. The range of the genus Parauchenoglanis stretches from the coastal lowlands of Benin and Nigeria to the Okavango and upper Zambezi River systems in Botswana and Zambia.

Pelvicachromis pulcher

Pelvicachromis pulcher is a freshwater fish of the cichlid family, endemic to Nigeria and Cameroon. The species is popular amongst aquarium hobbyists, and is most commonly sold under the name kribensis, although the species has other common names ...

Perissodus microlepis

Perissodus microlepis is a species of cichlid endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species reaches a length of 11 centimetres TL. This species can also be found in the aquarium trade. It is a scale-eating parasite on other fish species. It occurs in ...

Perochirus

Perochirus is a genus of geckos endemic to the Philippines, Oceania and Japan, commonly known as Micronesian geckos, Polynesian geckos, or tropical geckos.

Petropedetes johnstoni

Petropedetes johnstoni is a species of frog in the family Petropedetidae. It is endemic to coastal Cameroon and known with certainty only from few localities. For a period, Petropedetes newtonii was considered a junior synonym of this species, le ...

Petropedetes palmipes

Petropedetes palmipes is a species of frog in the family Petropedetidae. It is known from a few localities in southwestern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and western Gabon. Common name Efulen water frog has been coined for it.

Philochortus phillipsi

Philochortus phillipsi, known commonly as Phillips orangetail lizard or Phillips shield-backed lizard, is a species of lizard in the family Lacertidae. The species is endemic to the Horn of Africa.

Phlyctimantis leonardi

Phlyctimantis leonardi is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found in west-central Africa in eastern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, and western Democratic Republic of the Congo. It is presumed to occur ...

Phlyctimantis verrucosus

Phlyctimantis verrucosus is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found in central and eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Rwanda, and southern and western Uganda. It might be the same species as Phlyctimantis leonard ...

Phractura

Phractura is a genus of loach catfishes that occur in Africa. Phractura species are elongated fish with a long caudal peduncle and bony scutes on the sides, back, and belly., this feature giving the genus its name from the Greek phraktos, which m ...

Phrynobatrachus krefftii

Phrynobatrachus krefftii is a species of frog in the family Phrynobatrachidae. It is endemic to the Usambara Mountains in Tanzania, including both the West and East Usambaras and the Magrotto ridge. The specific name krefftii honours Paul Krefft, ...

Phrynobatrachus minutus

Phrynobatrachus minutus is a species of frog in the family Phrynobatrachidae. It is endemic to Ethiopia and occurs in the central and southern parts of the country on both sides of the Rift Valley; its range may extend south to Kenya, perhaps fur ...

Phrynobatrachus ogoensis

Phrynobatrachus ogoensis is a species of frog in the family Phrynobatrachidae. It is endemic to Gabon and is known from its type locality, Lambarene in the Moyen-Ogooue Province, and from the Ramba Village in the Ogooue-Ivindo Province, in the bu ...