Xenopus kobeli Evans, Carter, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Kelley, McLaughlin, Pauwels, Portik, Stanley, Tinsley, Tobias, and Blackburn, 2015

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

Xenopus (Xenopus) kobeli Evans, Carter, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Kelley, McLaughlin, Pauwels, Portik, Stanley, Tinsley, Tobias, and Blackburn, 2015, PLoS One, 10(12): e0142823: 35–36. Holotype: MCZ A-148037, by original designation. Type locality: "Republic of Cameroon, Centre Region, Meganme village, N 4.6116°, E 12.2254°, 637 m". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:EFB69AA8-54A3-4052-B058-D64184E1FE3C

 

English Names

Kobel's Clawed Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Standing water on the southern Bamiléké Plateau at sites between 1100 and 1500 m (Fig 10 ), whereas others are known from similar habitats in central or southeastern Cameroon at lower elevations (ca. 380 m); possibly to extend into adjacent northern Rep. Congo.

Comment

An 12-alloploid member of the Xenopus amieti group according to the original publication. 

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