Conraua robusta Nieden, 1908

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Conrauidae > Genus: Conraua > Species: Conraua robusta

Conraua robusta Nieden, 1908, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 3: 497. Holotype: ZMB. Type locality: "Kamerun".

Rana (Conraua) niedeni Parker, 1936, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1936: 138. Replacement name for Conraua robusta Nieden, 1908, preoccupied by Rana robusta Blyth, 1854, when in Rana.

Rana robustaParker, 1936, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1936: 138.

Conraua robustaLamotte and Perret, 1968, Bull. Inst. Fondam. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 30: 1603-1644.

English Names

Cameroon Slippery Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Distribution

Hills and mountains of western Cameroon (excluding Mount Cameroon) into adjacent eastern Nigeria on the Bamileke Plateau, 750-1400 m elevation.

Comment

See Lamotte and Perret, 1968, Bull. Inst. Fondam. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 30: 1603-1644, and Perret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 333-335, for accounts. 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: 478. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 263–264, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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