Astylosternus montanus Amiet, 1978

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Astylosterninae > Genus: Astylosternus > Species: Astylosternus montanus

Astylosternus montanus Amiet, 1978 "1977", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 23–24: 162. Holotype: MHNG 1562.76 (formerly JLA 76.279) according to J.-L. Amiet IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 21, and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 5. Type locality: "Djan", Cameroon.

English Names

Mountain Night Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).

Distribution

Cameroon Range and along the northern and southern edges of the Adamaoua Plateau, in the submontane zone; Obudu Plateau of eastern Nigeria

Comment

In the Astylosternus diadematus group of Amiet, 1978 "1977", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 23–24: 99-227. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 610.

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