Arthroleptis nimbaensis Angel, 1950

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Arthroleptinae > Genus: Arthroleptis > Species: Arthroleptis nimbaensis

Arthroleptis (Arthroleptis) nimbaense Angel, 1950, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, Ser. 2, 22: 560. Syntypes: MNHNP (3 specimens) according to Laurent IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 19. Type locality: "Mont Nimba, fôret Gâ, altitude 1.100 à 1.200 mètres", Guinea.

Schoutedenella nimbaensisLaurent, 1954, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Ser. Quarto, Sci. Zool., 1: 38. Laurent IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 19.

Arthroleptis nimbaensisLaurent, 1957, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 56: 274-275, by implication; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 336.

English Names

Mount Nimba Screeching Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).


Known only from the type locality (Mont Nimba, Guinea); likely in adjacent Liberia and Ivory Coast.


Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature.

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