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).


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


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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