AmphibiaWeb - Leptopelis anchietae


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Leptopelis anchietae (Bocage, 1873)
family: Arthroleptidae
genus: Leptopelis
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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A little-known Leptopelis from Angola. Dorsum brown. Sides of head and body darker, well delimited from the lighter back. Limbs brown with white spots. Males with pectoral glands. This species is, according to Perret, similar to L. nordequatorialis and L. oryi although the latter lacks pectoral glands.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola


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Known from Angola.

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


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

Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-02-12)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis anchietae <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.

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