Arthroleptis adelphus Perret, 1966

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Arthroleptinae > Genus: Arthroleptis > Species: Arthroleptis adelphus

Arthroleptis adelphus Perret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 397. Holotype: MHNG 1042.12, by original designation. Type locality: "Foulassi", near Sangmelima, Cameroon.

English Names

Foulassi Screeching Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 36).


Forests of southern Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (including the island of Bioko), and Gabon; likely in southwestern Rep. Congo and possibly to be found in southwestern Central African Republic and northwestern Rep. Congo.


See Amiet, 1973, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 13: 150-151. Gabon records provided by Lötters, Gossmann, Obame, and Böhme, 2001, Herpetofauna, Weinstadt, 23: 22, and Frétey and Blanc, 2001, Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 126: 381. Lasso, Rial, Castroviejo, and De la Riva, 2002, Graellsia, 58: 21-34, provided notes on ecological distribution in Equatorial Guinea. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature. See brief comment regarding range and habitat in Gabon by Larson and Zimkus, 2018, Herpetol. Conserv. Biol., 13: 244. 

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