Leptodactylodon albiventris (Boulenger, 1905)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Astylosterninae > Genus: Leptodactylodon > Species: Leptodactylodon albiventris

Bulua albiventris Boulenger, 1905, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 15: 283. Syntypes: BMNH (3 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "Efulen, South Cameroon".

Leptodactylodon albiventrisNieden, 1908, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 3: 501.

Leptodactylodon albiventris albiventrisAmiet, 1981 "1980", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 27: 127.

English Names

Whitebelly Egg Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 38).


Western edge of the southern Cameroon Plateau, 300-1000 m elevation.


Rödel and Pauwels, 2003, Salamandra, 39: 144, suggested that the record for Mount Alén in Equatorial Guinea (De la Riva, 1994, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 8; Lasso, Rial, Castroviejo, and De la Riva, 2002, Graellsia, 58: 28), probably referred to a specimen of Leptodactylodon stevarti or an undescribed species. 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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