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Xenopus pygmaeus Loumont, 1986

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

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) pygmaeusKobel, Barandun, and Thiebaud, 1998, Herpetol. J., 8: 13.

English Names

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

Distribution

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.

Comment

A diploid 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.

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