Cardioglossa elegans Boulenger, 1906

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Arthroleptinae > Genus: Cardioglossa > Species: Cardioglossa elegans

Cardioglossa elegans Boulenger, 1906, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 17: 321. Syntypes: BMNH (4 specimens) 1947.2.30.34-37 (formerly 1903.7.28.21-23), according to Amiet, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 16. Type locality: "Efulen", Cameroon.

English Names

Elegant Long-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).


Southwestern Cameroon through Equatorial Guinea to central Gabon in hilly, forested areas below 1000 m elev.


Lasso, Rial, Castroviejo, and De la Riva, 2002, Graellsia, 58: 21-34, provided notes on ecological distribution in Equatorial Guinea. Pauwels and Rödel, 2007, Herpetozoa, Wien, 19: 135-148, did not note the species as occurring in Gabon.

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