Eritrea clawed frog

The Eritrea clawed frog or Peracca's clawed frog (Xenopus clivii) is a species of frog in the family Pipidae found in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Sudan. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, and freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Eritrea clawed frog
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pipidae
Genus: Xenopus
X. clivii
Binomial name
Xenopus clivii
Peracca, 1898


  1. ^ a b Measey, J., Tinsley, R. & Largen, M. 2004. Xenopus clivii. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine Downloaded on 23 July 2007.