Cardioglossa venusta Amiet, 1972

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Arthroleptinae > Genus: Cardioglossa > Species: Cardioglossa venusta

Cardioglossa venusta Amiet, 1972, Biol. Gabonica, 8: 209. Holotype: MHNG 1253.89 (formerly JLA 71.872) according to J.-L. Amiet IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 18; and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 7. Type locality: "Fotabong, 950-1000 m", Cameroon.

English Names

Highland Long-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 38).

Distribution

Southern and western slopes of the Cameroon Highlands, except Mount Cameroon, 950-1350 m elevation.

Comment

See comment under Cardioglossa trifasciata. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 149.

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