Arthroleptides dutoiti Loveridge, 1935

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Petropedetidae > Genus: Arthroleptides > Species: Arthroleptides dutoiti

Arthroleptides dutoiti Loveridge, 1935, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 79: 17. Holotype: MCZ 19864, by original designation. Type locality: "Koitobos (Koitobross) River, eastern slopes of Mount Elgon, Kenya Colony at about 7,200 feet".

Petropedetes dutoitiScott, 2005, Cladistics, 21: 533, by implication.

English Names

Kenya Rocky River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Elgon Montane Torrent Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 111).

Mt. Elgon Torrent Frog (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 259).

Du Toit's Torrent Frog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 468).

Distribution

Rocky montane streams of Mount Elgon, Kenya; expected in adjacent Uganda on the same mountain.

Comment

See account by Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 259-260. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 468.

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