Kassina kuvangensis (Monard, 1937)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Genus: Kassina > Species: Kassina kuvangensis

Cassiniopsis kuvangensis Monard, 1937 "1936", Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 62: 13. Type(s): MHNG. Type locality: Not stated; presumably Kuvangu, Angola, by implication of the species name.

Kassina kuvangensisPerret, 1958, Bull. Inst. Franç. Afr. Noire, Ser. A, 20: 1438.

Kassina ingeri Laurent, 1963, Fieldiana, Zool., 44: 137. Holotype: FMNH 133011, by original designation. Type locality: "Kalaho, Northern Rhodesia [= Zambia]". Synonymy by Schiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 61.

Kassina (Kassina) kuvangensisDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 37.

English Names

Kuvangu Running Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 68).

Kuvangu Kassina (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 187).

Distribution

Northern and western Zambia to south-central Angola, likely in Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo.

Comment

See short account and discussion of the synonymy of Kassina ingeri in Poynton and Broadley, 1987, Ann. Natal Mus., 28: 179-184. See also Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 187-189. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 233–234, provided information on comparative larval morphology. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 245–247, provided an account and map.

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