Cardioglossa escalerae Boulenger, 1903

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

Cardioglossa escalerae Boulenger, 1903, Mem. R. Soc. Esp. Hist. Nat., 1: 64. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation. Type locality: "Cap Saint Jean, Guinée espagnole [= Equatorial Guinea]".

English Names

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


Southern Cameroon, east and south of the Sanaga River, south into Equatorial Guinea, and probably also in northern Gabon, east through southwestern Central African Republic to eastern Dem. Rep. Congo in low elevation rainforest; presumably in northern Rep. Congo.


See brief account in Laurent, 1972, Explor. Parc Natl. Virunga, Ser. 2, 22: 37-38. See comment under Cardioglossa nigromaculata. 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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