Astylosternus laurenti Amiet, 1978

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Astylosterninae > Genus: Astylosternus > Species: Astylosternus laurenti

Astylosternus laurenti Amiet, 1978 "1977", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 23–24: 125. Holotype: MHNG 1562.76 (formerly JLA 74.234) according to J.-L. Amiet IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 21, and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 5. Type locality: "Ekomtolo", Cameroon.

English Names

Laurent's Night Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).

Distribution

Ikenge Research Station in Korup National Park to the south of the Rumpi Hills, Mount Manenguba and the Bamileke Plateau, Cameroon, 400-850 m elevation.

Comment

In the Astylosternus perreti group of Amiet, 1978 "1977", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 23–24: 99-227. 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: 150.

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