Southern Caco (Cacosternum australis)

View the above photo record (by J. Jordaan) in FrogMAP here.

Find the Southern Caco in the FBIS database (Freshwater Biodiversity Information System) here.

Family Pyxicephalidae

SOUTHERN CACO – Cacosternum australis

Channing et al., 2013

Habitat

Behaviour

Status and Conservation

Distribution

Distribution of Cacosternum australis. Taken from the FrogMap database, April 2022.

Further Resources

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