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Xenopus pygmaeus Loumont, 1986
Xenopus pygmaeus Loumont, 1986, Rev. Suisse Zool., 93: 756. Holotype: MHNG 2196.4, by original designation. Type locality: "Bouchia (3° 45′N, 18° 10′ E), 450 m, approx. 40 km Southeast of M'Baiki, Central African Republic".
Xenopus (Xenopus) pygmaeus — Kobel, Barandun, and Thiebaud, 1998, Herpetol. J., 8: 13.
Bouchia Clawed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 97).
Batéké Plateau National Park, Hatu Ogooé Province, Gabon, and Bagandou, Etoi and Bouchia in southern Central African Republic, east to northeastern Dem. Rep. Congo and Semliki in western Uganda; reported from northwestern Zambia (Mwinilunga District, near Ikelenge).
A tetraploid species in the Xenopus fraseri group according to original publication. Zimkus and Larson, 2012, Herpetol. Rev., 43: 99, provided a record for Gabon and commented on the known range. Wagner, Wilms, Rödder, and Schmitz, 2013, Salamandra, 49: 206–210, reported the species from northwestern Zambia and discussed the range. In the reformulated 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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