AmphibiaWeb - Leptopelis parvus


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Leptopelis parvus Schmidt & Inger, 1959
family: Arthroleptidae
genus: Leptopelis
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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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.

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 parvus <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.

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