Xenopus itombwensis Evans, Carter, Tobias, Kelley, Hanner, and Tinsley, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pipidae > Genus: Xenopus > Species: Xenopus itombwensis

Xenopus itombwensis Evans, Carter, Tobias, Kelley, Hanner, and Tinsley, 2008, Zootaxa, 1780: 59. Holotype: MCZ A-138192, by original designation. Type locality: "Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Kivu Province, Miki Town, 3.35679º S, 023.69011ºE, approximately 2200 m above sea level".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known only from the type locality (Miki Town, South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, elevation 2200 m elevation).

Comment

An octoploid taxon, the sister taxon of Xenopus wittei, according to the original publication. In the Xenopus amieti group of Evans, Carter, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Kelley, McLaughlin, Pauwels, Portik, Stanley, Tinsley, Tobias, and Blackburn, 2015, PLoS One, 10(12): e0142823: 29. 

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