Arthroleptis carquejai Ferreira, 1906

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

Arthroleptis carquejai Ferreira, 1906, J. Sci. Math. Phys. Nat., Lisboa, Ser. 2, 7: 165. Holotype: MUP, according to R. Laurent in Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 15. Reported as MUP 018586 by Ceríaco, Blackburn, Marques, and Calado, 2014, Alytes, 31: 27. Type locality: "Cambondo", Angola.

Arthroleptis (Arthroleptis) carquejaiLaurent, 1941 "1940", Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 34: 85.

Abroscaphus carquejaiLaurent, 1957, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 56: 274-275, by implication.

English Names

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

Carqueja's Squeaker (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 42).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Cambondo, Angola).

Comment

See brief account by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 42, who noted that the taxon is so poorly known that it may not be distinct from one of the other species in the area once types have been examined. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature. Ceríaco, Blackburn, Marques, and Calado, 2014, Alytes, 31: 27–28, discussed an pictured the holotype and suggested that it represents a distinct species. 

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