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Leptopelis parvus
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

 

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Description
A small Leptopelis (males 27-32 mm, females 45-48 mm) from south-eastern R. D. Congo with a uniform dark dorsum. No white line above anus or along outer edges of limbs. Digital discs distinct but small. No webbing between fingers, reduced webbing between toes. Inner metatarsal tubercle large and compressed. No pectoral glands in males.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Only known from Upemba N. P., R. D. Congo at altitudes between 700 and 1300 m.

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 Schioetz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-02-12
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis parvus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3671> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 20, 2017.



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