Leptopelis susanae Largen, 1977

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

Leptopelis susanae Largen, 1977, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 9: 122. Holotype: BMNH 1976.1005, by original designation. Type locality: "9 km N of Chencha, Gemu Gofa Province, Ethiopia".

English Names

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

Susan's Tree Frog (Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 137).

Distribution

Remnant forests of the Gughe Mountains, 2600–3000 m elevation, southwestern Ethiopia.

Comment

Largen, 2001, Tropical Zool., 14: 352, commented on distribution. 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: 291. See account, photograph, and map for Ethiopia by Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 137, who noted that the species has not been seen in 1975. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 277–278, provided a brief account and map.

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