Arthroleptis palava Blackburn, Gvoždík, and Leaché, 2010

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

Arthroleptis palava Blackburn, Gvoždík, and Leaché, 2010, Herpetologica, 66: 341. Holotype: MCZ A-139528, by original designation. Type locality: "Federal Republic of Nigeria, Taraba State, Mambilla Plateau, Ngel Nyaki Forest Reserve, Nigerian Montane Forest Project Field Station, 7.08611 11.06664 (WGS84), ca. 1590 m".

English Names

Problem Squeaker Frog (original publication).


Bamenda Highlands in Cameroon and the Obudu and Mabilla Plateaus of eastern Nigeria, 1000-1900 m elevation.


Although similar to Arthroleptis poecilonotus, on the basis of molecular evidence the species is demonstrated in the original be in the Arthroleptis variabilis complex.

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