Tomopterna milletihorsini (Angel, 1922)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pyxicephalidae > Subfamily: Cacosterninae > Genus: Tomopterna > Species: Tomopterna milletihorsini

Arthroleptis milleti-horsini Angel, 1922, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 28: 41. Holotype: MNHNP 1921.635 by original designation; not mentioned by Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., and regarded as lost by Ohler and Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 173–175. Type locality: "la région caillouteuse de Bélédougou, à Kati (12 kilomètres au nord de Bamakko)", Mali.

Schoutedenella milletihorsiniLaurent, 1954, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Ser. Quarto, Sci. Zool., 1: 40; Laurent, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 19.

Arthroleptis milletihorsiniLaurent, 1957, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 56: 274-275, by implication; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 336.

Tomopterna milletihorsiniOhler and Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 174.

English Names

Mali Screeching Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).


Known only from the type locality (near Bamakko) and Nara, both localities in Mali.


Ohler and Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 173–175, discussed the identity of the type and the type locality. Zimkus and Larson, 2011, Zootaxa, 2933: 27–45, provided the Nara, Mali record.

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