Arthroleptis tuberosus Andersson, 1905

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

Arthroleptis variabilis var. tuberosa Andersson, 1905, Ark. Zool., 2(20): 14. Syntypes: NHMG, by original designation. Type locality: "Cameroon".

Arthroleptis procterae De Witte, 1921, Rev. Zool. Afr., 9: 11. Holotype: MRAC. Type locality: "Beni (Kivu)", Dem. Rep. Congo. Synonymy by Perret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 395; Laurent, 1972, Explor. Parc Natl. Virunga, Ser. 2, 22: 4.

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

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

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

Arthroleptis tuberosusPerret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 395.

English Names

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

Distribution

Rainforest from Cameroon to eastern Dem. Rep. Congo and Gabon; presumably in southwestern Central African Republic.

Comment

See brief account by Laurent, 1972, Explor. Parc Natl. Virunga, Ser. 2, 22: 29-30. Frétey and Blanc, 2001, Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 126: 381, reported this species from Gabon. See comment under Arthroleptis poecilonotus. Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 99-172, summarized the literature.

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