Leptopelis occidentalis Schiøtz, 1967

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

Leptopelis occidentalis Schiøtz, 1967, Spolia Zool. Mus. Haun., 25: 41. Holotype: ZMUC R075598, by original designation. Type locality: "near Tai, Côte d'Ivoire [= Ivory Coast]".

English Names

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

Distribution

Rainforests of southern Ghana to eastern Liberia and southern Ivory Coast, Nigerian records are controversial. 

Comment

Possibly conspecific with Leptopelis boulengeri according to Schiøtz, 1967, Spolia Zool. Mus. Haun., 25: 46. Rödel and Branch, 2002, Salamandra, 38: 258, reported the species for Ivory Coast. See statement of geographic range, habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 618. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 253, provided an account and map.

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