Leptodactylodon axillaris Amiet, 1971

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

Leptodactylodon axillaris Amiet, 1971, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 7–8: 164. Holotype: MHNG 2031.08 (formerly JLA 71.622) 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): 12. Type locality: "monts Bamboutos, env. 2.300 m", Cameroon.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Mount Bamboutos, 2300-2700 m elevation, and probably Mount Okou, in the Cameroon Range, Cameroon.

Comment

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. Cruz, Dawson, and Blackburn, 2013, Afr. J. Herpetol., 62: 28-29, described the larva. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 99–100, reported on comparative tadpole morphology. 

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