Boulengerula fischeri Nussbaum and Hinkel, 1994

Class: Amphibia > Order: Gymnophiona > Family: Herpelidae > Genus: Boulengerula > Species: Boulengerula fischeri

Boulengerula fischeri Nussbaum and Hinkel, 1994, Copeia, 1994: 756. Holotype: UMMZ 196240, by original designation. Type locality: "Forêt de Cyamudongo near Forêt de Nyungwe, 1700-2000 m, Cyangugu Prefecture, Rwanda".

English Names

None noted.


Known only from within 3 km of the type locality (soutwestern Rwanda); possibly to be found in adjacent Dem. Rep. Congo and northwestern Burundi.


Gower, Papadopoulou, Doherty-Bone, Pupin, San Mauro, Loader, and Wilkinson, 2011, Zootaxa, 2767: 14-24, reported on additional specimens, as did Measey, Hinkel, Dumbo, and Fischer, 2011, Afr. J. Herpetol., 60: 47-59.

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