Phrynobatrachus gastoni Barbour and Loveridge, 1928

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phrynobatrachidae > Genus: Phrynobatrachus > Species: Phrynobatrachus gastoni

Phrynobatrachus gastoni Barbour and Loveridge, 1928, Proc. New England Zool. Club, 10: 88. Holotype: MCZ 13946, by original designation. Type locality: "Buta, Bas-Uelé Province, Belgian Congo" (= Dem. Rep. Congo).

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Buta, Dem. Rep. Congo).


Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature. Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, so not assigned to species group.

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