Petropedetes perreti Amiet, 1973

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

Petropedetes perreti Amiet, 1973, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 13: 463. Holotype: JLA 71.196, by original designation; now MHNG 1253.90 according to Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 15. Type locality: "Nsoung, 1400-1500 m", Cameroon.

English Names

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

Distribution

Southern slopes of the Bamiléké Plateau, Mount Manengouba and Mount Nlonako, Cameroon.

Comment

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: 28-30, provided an account. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 270–271, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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