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The taxonomy for amphibians used on this website is based on Darrel Frost's Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. For those who might be interested, additional information on this database of amphibian taxonomy can be found at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.php. Whilst we have tried to stay in line with this list as far as possible, there are a few minor amendments which we have made based on information gleaned from elsewhere.

This website is regularly updated with new photos (both improvements on existing species as well as additional species not featured before) and, where there have been updates, an indication will be given next to the link below.

Currently, the amphibians section is made up of 17 families (out of a possible 50 families) comprising a total of 85 species and an additional 1 subspecies. (86 taxa in total)

     
Arthroleptidae  -  Squeakers and Tree Frogs
(2 species - 2 taxa)
     
Breviceptidae  -  Rain Frogs
(5 species - 5 taxa)
     

Bufonidae  -  True Toads
(16 species - 16 taxa)

     

Heleophrynidae  -  Ghost Frogs
(2 species - 2 taxa)

     
  Dendrobatidae  -  Poison Dart Frogs
(1 species - 1 taxon)
     
  Dicroglossidae  -  Forked-tongued Frogs
(2 species - 2 taxa)
     
  Hylidae  -  Tree Frogs
(3 species - 3 taxa)
     
Hyperoliidae  -  African Reed Frogs
(13 species - 14 taxa)
     
  Leptodactylidae  -  Neotropical Frogs
(1 species - 1 taxon)
     
  Microhylidae  -  Narrow-mouthed Frogs
(3 species - 3 taxa)
     
  Phrynobatrachidae  -  Puddle Frogs
(1 species - 1 taxon)
     
  Pipidae  -  Clawed Frogs
(3 species - 3 taxa)
     
  Ptychadenidae  -  Grass Frogs
(3 species - 3 taxa)
     
Pyxicephalidae  -  African Box-headed Frogs
(26 species - 26 taxa)
     
  Ranidae  -  True Frogs
(2 species - 2 taxa)
     
  Rhacophoridae  -  Old World Tree Frogs
(1 species - 1 taxon)
     
  Salamandridae  -  Salamanders and Newts
(1 species - 1 taxon)