Leptodactylodon ventrimarmoratus (Boulenger, 1904)

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

Bulua ventrimarmorata Boulenger, 1904, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 13: 262. Holotype: BMNH, by original designation; listed as 1947.2.30.33 in museum records. Type locality: "Efulen, Bulu Country", southern Cameroon.

Leptodactylodon ovatus ventrimarmoratusParker, 1936, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1936: 147-148.

Leptodactylodon ventrimarmoratusPerret, 1959, Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 82: 248.

English Names

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

Distribution

Cameroon: western edge of the southern Cameroon Plateau, and littoral plain south of the Sanaga River, 50-1150 m elevation.

Comment

See comment under Leptodactylus ovatus. 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: 154. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 104–105, reported on comparative tadpole morphology as did Mapouyat, Hirschfeld, Rödel, Liedtke, Loader, Gonwouo, Dahmen, Doherty-Bone, and Barej, 2014, Zootaxa, 3765: 29–53.  

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