Hoplophryne uluguruensis Barbour and Loveridge, 1928

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Hoplophryninae > Genus: Hoplophryne > Species: Hoplophryne uluguruensis

Hoplophryne uluguruensis Barbour and Loveridge, 1928, Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool., 50: 254. Holotype: MCZ 13766, by original designation. Type locality: "in a wild banana at the top of Mt. Mbova (local name) above Nyange, Uluguru Mountains, Tanganyika Territory [Tanzania]".

English Names

African Banana Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 89).

Uluguru Banana Frog (Ananjeva, Borkin, Darevsky, and Orlov, 1988, Dict. Amph. Rept. Five Languages: 96).

Uluguru Three-fingered Frogs (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 225).

Uluguru Blue-bellied Frogs (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 450).

Distribution

Uluguru and Udzungwa Mountains, eastern Tanzania.

Comment

See account by Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 225-226. 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: 450. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 220–221, provided a brief account. 

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