Hymenochirus curtipes Noble, 1924

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pipidae > Genus: Hymenochirus > Species: Hymenochirus curtipes

Hymenochirus curtipes Noble, 1924, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 49: 155. Holotype: AMNH 9453, by original designation. Type locality: "Zambi, Lower Congo", Zaire.

English Names

Western Dwarf Clawed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 96).


Western Dem. Rep. Congo and adjacent Rep. Congo.


Jackson and Beier, 2006, Herpetol. Rev., 37: 487, discussed the range and provided a record in Rep. Congo. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 287, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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