Hemisus olivaceus Laurent, 1963

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hemisotidae > Genus: Hemisus > Species: Hemisus olivaceus

Hemisus olivaceus Laurent, 1963, Copeia, 1963: 398. Holotype: MRAC 40061, by original designation. Type locality: "Mongbwalu, Ituri, northeastern Congo [= Dem. Rep. Congo]".

Hemisus olivaceum —Laurent In Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 110. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Olive Shovelnose Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 51).

Distribution

Northeastern Dem. Rep. Congo to the Uganda and Central African Republic borders.

Comment

See brief account in Laurent, 1972, Explor. Parc Natl. Virunga, Ser. 2, 22: 40-41.

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