Tomopterna elegans (Calabresi, 1927)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pyxicephalidae > Subfamily: Cacosterninae > Genus: Tomopterna > Species: Tomopterna elegans

Arthroleptis elegans Calabresi, 1927, Atti Soc. Ital. Sci. Nat. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Milano, 66: 16. Syntypes: MZUF (4 specimens); MZUF 1116 designated lectotype by Lanza, 1978, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 10: 240. Type locality: "Hongolò (Uadi Hoor)", Somalia. See discussion of types by Blackburn and Scali, 2014, Herpetol. Monogr., 28: 33–34l.

Phrynobatrachus elegansLaurent, 1941, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 34: 207.

Tomopterna elegansZimkus and Larson, 2011, Zootaxa, 2933: 27.

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Northeastern Somalia.

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Tomopterna cryptotis by Zimkus and Larson, 2011, Zootaxa, 2933: 27-45, where it had been placed by Lanza, 1978, Monit. Zool. Ital., N.S., Suppl., 10: 240.

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