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  • adj. Perret (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Perret's ..."


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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Perret.


  • Very high levels of endemism are observed among amphibians, with nearly 40 species as strict endemics: Hylarana longipes, Petropedetes parkeri, P. perreti, Phrynobatrachus cricogaster, P. steindachneri, P. werneri, Phrynobatrachus sp.

    Cameroonian Highlands forests

  • The endemic Nigeria crag gecko (Cnemaspis petrodroma) and the Petter's toad (Bufo perreti) were collected in the early 1960's during an expedition in the Idanre Forest Reserve, and further efforts to collect reptiles and amphibians will likely result in the discovery of new endemic species.

    Nigerian lowland forests

  • Of these, seven are considered strict endemics, including the Apouh night frog (Astylosternus schioetzi), Perret's shovelnose frog (Hemisus perreti), Gabon dwarf clawed frog (Hymenochirus feae), Ogowe River frog (Phrynobatrachus ogoensis), and Andre's clawed frog (Xenopus andrei).

    Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests


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