Conraua derooi Hulselmans, 1972

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Conrauidae > Genus: Conraua > Species: Conraua derooi

Conraua derooi Hulselmans, 1972, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 84: 153. Holotype: MRAC 112.074, by original designation. Type locality: "Misahohé [=Misahöhe] (Togo)".

Conraua derooriAnonymous, 1976, Zool. Rec., 109: 131. Incorrect subsequent spelling.

English Names

Togo Slippery Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Distribution

Southwestern Togo and adjacent southeastern and central Ghana on the Togo-Volta Highlands in high-gradient streams in rainforest.

Comment

Most similar to Conraua alleni according to the original publication. 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: 478. Hillers, Boateng, Segniagbeto, Agyei, and Rödel, 2009, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 85: 127-141, reported on a recent record for this species. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 259–261, provided information on comparative larval morphology. 

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