Leptodactylodon erythrogaster Amiet, 1971

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

Leptodactylodon erythrogaster Amiet, 1971 "1970", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 5: 67. Holotype: MHNG 2031.11 (formerly JLA 70.920) according to J.-L. Amiet IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 23, and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 12. Type locality: "Nsoung, [south side of] Mt Manengouba, récolté a 1.700 m", Cameroon.

English Names

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

Distribution

Southeastern slopes of Mount Manengouba, Cameroon, 1550-1800 m elevation.

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: 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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