Afrixalus enseticola Largen, 1974

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Genus: Afrixalus > Species: Afrixalus enseticola

Afrixalus enseticola Largen, 1974, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 5: 121. Holotype: BMNH 1973.2882, by original designation. Type locality: "West of Bonga, Kaffa Province, 1800 m. a.s.l. (07° 14′ N—35° 58′ E)", Ethiopia.

English Names

Bonga Banana Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 65).

Ethiopian Banana Frog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 280).

Distribution

Montane grassland and forest-edge of high-elevation southern Ethiopia on both sides of the Rift Valley at altitudes of 1700–2750 m.

Comment

Largen, 2001, Tropical Zool., 14: 357, 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: 280. See account, photograph, and map for Ethiopia by Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 110. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 69-70, provided a brief account and map. 

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