Leptopelis lebeaui (De Witte, 1933)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Leptopelinae > Genus: Leptopelis > Species: Leptopelis lebeaui

Hylambates lebeaui De Witte, 1933, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 24: 102. Holotype: MRAC 5146, according to XXX. Type locality: "Nyonga", Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo.

Leptopelis flavomaculatus lebeauiLaurent, 1973, Ann. Mus. R. Afr. Cent., Tervuren, Ser. Octavo, Sci. Zool., 202: 59.

Leptopelis lebeauiPoynton, 1985, S. Afr. J. Sci., 81: 467; Poynton and Broadley, 1987, Ann. Natal Mus., 28: 169.

English Names

Lebeau's Frog (Cochran, 1961, Living Amph. World: 169).

Nyonga Forest Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 69).

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Nyonga, Upemba National Park, Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo).

Comment

Placed in the synonymy of Leptopelis flavomaculatus by Laurent, 1973, Ann. Mus. R. Afr. Cent., Tervuren, Ser. Octavo, Sci. Zool., 202: 59, but provisionally resurrected by Poynton, 1985, S. Afr. J. Sci., 81: 467, and Poynton and Broadley, 1987, Ann. Natal Mus., 28: 168-169.

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