Leptopelis nordequatorialis Perret, 1966

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

Leptopelis anchietae nordequatorialis Perret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 434. Holotype: MHNG 1004.8, by original designation. Type locality: "Bangwe", Bamiléké, Cameroon.

Leptopelis nordequatorialisAmiet and Schiøtz, 1974, Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 17: 148. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 301.

English Names

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

Distribution

Montane savannas, 1000-2000 m elevation on the plateau of central and western Cameroon and Mambilla Plateau in eastern Nigeria.

Comment

See comments under Leptopelis anchietae and Leptopelis oryi. See account for Cameroon by Amiet, 2012, Rainettes Cameroun: 522-528. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 116, reported on comparative tadpole morphology. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 301–302, provided a brief account and map.

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