Leptodactylodon boulengeri Nieden, 1910

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

Leptodactylodon boulengeri Nieden, 1910, Arch. Naturgesch., 76: 242. Holotype: ZMB, according to R. Laurent In Amiet, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 22. Type locality: "Banjobezirk" (= Region of Banyo), Cameroon.

Arthroleptis (Arthroleptulus) boulengeriLaurent, 1941 "1940", Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 34: 87.

Leptodactylodon bamilekianus Amiet, 1971, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 7–8: 146. Holotype: JLA 70.929 (presumably now MHNG), by original designation. Type locality: "Batié", Cameroon. Synonymy by Amiet, 1981 "1980", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 27: 105.

English Names

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


Cameroon Range, in the submontane zone, Cameroon, 800–1450 m elevation; possibly to be found in eastern Nigeria.


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: 152. Mapouyat, Hirschfeld, Rödel, Liedtke, Loader, Gonwouo, Dahmen, Doherty-Bone, and Barej, 2014, Zootaxa, 3765: 29–53, reported on larval morphology. 

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