Phrynobatrachus hylaios Perret, 1959

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

Phrynobatrachus werneri hylaios Perret, 1959, Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 82: 251. Holotype: MHNG 964.100, by original designation and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 17. Type locality: "Foulassi, Sangmelima, alt. 710 m, forêt".

Phrynobatrachus hylaiosPerret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 361.

English Names

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

Distribution

South Cameroon and Adamaoua Plateau to western Rep. Congo

Comment

See Largen and Dowsett-Lemaire, 1991, Tauraco Res. Rept., 4: 151-152, for Rep. Congo record. Description amplified by Perret, 1959, Rev. Suisse Zool., 66: 711-721. Jackson and Blackburn, 2007, Salamandra, 43: 149-164, provided a record for Nouabale-Ndoki National Park, Rep. Congo. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-17, summarized the literature. In species group C of Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900.

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