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Nothophryne is a genus of frogs known as mongrel frogs. They are found in southern Malawi and northern Mozambique. Until 2018, only one species in the genus was known, Nothophryne broadleyi. As of January 2019, there are five known species:[1][2]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pyxicephalidae
Subfamily: Cacosterninae
Genus: Nothophryne
Poynton, 1963
Type species
Nothophryne broadleyi
Poynton, 1963


  1. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Nothophryne Poynton, 1963". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 1 January 2019.
  2. ^ Conradie, Werner; Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B.; Farooq, Harith M.; Loader, Simon P.; Menegon, Michele; Tolley, Krystal A. (22 February 2018). "New species of Mongrel Frogs (Pyxicephalidae: Nothophryne) for northern Mozambique inselbergs". African Journal of Herpetology. 67 (1): 61–85. doi:10.1080/21564574.2017.1376714.