Cardioglossa pulchra Schiøtz, 1963

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

Cardioglossa pulchra Schiøtz, 1963, Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturhist. Foren., 125: 33. Holotype: ZMUC R.072173, by original designation. Type locality: "Obudu Plateau, Ogoja Province, Eastern Nigeria, where the road from Obudu Cattle Ranch to Ogoja passes a stream, a few hundred yards from the Ranch, about 5500 feet above the sea".

English Names

Black Long-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 38).


Cameroon Range, except Mount Cameroon, 900-1800 m elevation, in Cameroon and adjacent Nigeria on the Obudu Plateau.


See comment under Cardioglossa trifasciata. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 148.

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