Cardioglossa occidentalis Blackburn, Kosuch, Schmitz, Burger, Wagner, Gonwouo, Hillers, and Rödel, 2008

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

Cardioglossa occidentalis Blackburn, Kosuch, Schmitz, Burger, Wagner, Gonwouo, Hillers, and Rödel, 2008, Copeia, 2008: 604. Holotype: SMNS 9632.2, by original designation. Type locality: "Ivory Coast, Taï National Park, transect 1, at the bank of a small creek in swampy, primary rainforest, 05°50´03.5N, 007°20´57.0W".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Rainforests of southern Ghana, southern Ivory Coast, Liberia, southern Guinea, and eastern Sierra Leone.

Comment

Most similar to Cardioglossa leucomystax (with which it was previously confused), Cardioglossa melanogaster, and Cardioglossa schioetziChanning, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 97–98, reported on comparative tadpole morphology. 

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