Kassina lamottei Schiøtz, 1967

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Genus: Kassina > Species: Kassina lamottei

Kassina lamottei Schiøtz, 1967, Spolia Zool. Mus. Haun., 25: 89. Holotype: ZMUC R075082, by original designation. Type locality: "just southwest of Zéalé, between Danané and Mt. Nimba, Côte d'Ivoire [=Ivory Coast]".

Kassina (Kassina) lamotteiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 37.

English Names

Rainforest Running Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 68).


Western and southwestern Ivory Coast from the Mont Nimba area, south to Tai national Park; presumably to be found in adjacent Liberia and Guinea.


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: 289, who noted that the Senegal records are in error. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 234–235, provided information on comparative larval morphology. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 239–240, provided an account. 

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