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Trichobatrachus Boulenger, 1900

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Astylosterninae > Genus: Trichobatrachus
1 species

Trichobatrachus Boulenger, 1900, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1900: 443. Type species: Trichobatrachus robustus Boulenger, 1900, by monotypy.

English Names

Hairy Frogs (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 130; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 38).

Distribution

Osomba Hills (southeastern Nigeria) to Mayombe Hills (Dem. Rep. Congo) and Gabon through western and southwestern Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea; presumably in Rep. Congo and Cabinda enclave, Angola.

Comment

In Astylosternini of Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 234. Removed from the synonymy of Astylosternus by Perret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 381, where it had been placed by Noble, 1924, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 49: 319.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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