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Xenopus longipes Loumont and Kobel, 1991

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

Xenopus longipes Loumont and Kobel, 1991, Rev. Suisse Zool., 98: 731-738. Holotype: MHNG 2497.10, by original designation. Type locality: "Lake Oku, 6°12′N, 10°28′E; altitude 2219 m", Cameroon.

Xenopus (Xenopus) longipesKobel, Barandun, and Thiebaud, 1998, Herpetol. J., 8: 13.

English Names

Savannah Clawed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 97).

Lake Oku Clawed Frog (Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 474).

Distribution

Lake Oku in the volcanic highlands of western Cameroon, 2200 m elevation.

Comment

A polyploid species according to the original publication. 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: 474.

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