Petropedetes palmipes Boulenger, 1905

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Petropedetidae > Genus: Petropedetes > Species: Petropedetes palmipes

Petropedetes palmipes Boulenger, 1905, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 7, 15: 282. Syntypes: BMNH. Type locality: "Efulen, South Cameroon".

English Names

Efulen Water Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 103).

Distribution

Western slope of the southern Cameroon Plateau; Monte Alen in mainland Equatorial Guinea; Barrage de Kinguele in northwestern Gabon.

Comment

Gabon record by Lötters, Gossmann, Obame, and Böhme, 2001, Herpetofauna, Weinstadt, 23: 26. De la Riva, 1994, Rev. Esp. Herpetol., 8: 132, provided a record for Equatorial Guinea. Lasso, Rial, Castroviejo, and De la Riva, 2002, Graellsia, 58: 21-34, provided notes on ecological distribution in Equatorial 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: 470. Barej, Rödel, Gonwouo, Pauwels, Böhme, and Schmitz, 2010, Zootaxa, 2340: 39-41, provided an account. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 269, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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