Astylosternus schioetzi Amiet, 1978

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

Astylosternus schioetzi Amiet, 1978 "1977", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 23–24: 143. Holotype: MHNG 1562.79 (formerly JLA 73.528) according to J.-L. Amiet IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 22, and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 6. Type locality: "Apouh, 20 km au Sud d'Edéa", Cameroon.

English Names

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


Known only from two localities: near Edéa, and 50 km away in primary forest around Ikenge Station, Korup National Park, Cameroon.


In the Astylosternus schioetzi group of Amiet, 1978 "1977", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 23–24: 99-227. 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: 151.

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