Leptodactylodon ornatus Amiet, 1971

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

Leptodactylodon ornatus Amiet, 1971 "1970", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 5: 59. Holotype: MHNG 2031.10 according to 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): 13. Type locality: "Mt Nlonako, près [ESE] de Nkongsamba, récolté entre 800 et 1.000 m d'altitude", Cameroon.

Leptodactylodon ornatus permaculatus Amiet, 1971, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 7–8: 142. Holotype: MHNG 2031.3 (formerly JLA 71.462) according to Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 13. Type locality: "Fotabong, 1.000-1.100 m", Cameroon.

Leptodactylus ornatus ornatusAmiet, 1971, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 7–8: 142.

English Names

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

Distribution

Hilly country near the southern and western slopes of the Bamileke Plateau and Mont Manengouba, 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: 153. Mapouyat, Hirschfeld, Rödel, Liedtke, Loader, Gonwouo, Dahmen, Doherty-Bone, and Barej, 2014, Zootaxa, 3765: 29–53, reported on larval morphology. 

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