Balebreviceps hillmani Largen and Drewes, 1989

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Brevicipitidae > Genus: Balebreviceps > Species: Balebreviceps hillmani

Balebreviceps hillmani Largen and Drewes, 1989, Tropical Zool., 2: 15. Holotype: LIV 1986.212.385, by original designation. Type locality: "12 km N of Katcha, Bale Mountains, Ethiopia (06°47′ N 39°46′E, altitude 3200 m)".

English Names

Bale Mountains Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).

Ethiopian Short-headed Frog (Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 148).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality just below treeline in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia at 3200 m.

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: 446. See account, photograph, and map for Ethiopia by Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 148-150.

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