AMPHIBIAWEB
Leptopelis fenestratus
family: Arthroleptidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

   

Description
A fully webbed Leptopelis, smaller (females 48 mm) than the other species with similar webbing (rufus, millsoni and calcaratus) and with a different pattern which resembles that of the larger L. boulengeri. Colour in alcohol: Brown with a peculiar lighter "window" in the shoulder region.

The description is based on a single specimen, an adult female. No further specimens have been collected and nothing is known of its biology.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

 

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.
Known from an altitude of 1000 m near Parc Virunga, eastern R. D. Congo.

Comments
This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.

References

Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.



Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-02-07
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis fenestratus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3647> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 20, 2017.



Feedback or comments about this page.

 

Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2017. <http://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 20 Oct 2017.

AmphibiaWeb's policy on data use.