Arthroleptis kidogo Blackburn, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Arthroleptinae > Genus: Arthroleptis > Species: Arthroleptis kidogo

Arthroleptis kidogo Blackburn, 2009, Breviora, 517: 8. Holotype: MCZA-138394, by original designation. Type locality: "Republic of Tanzania, Nguru South Forest Reserve, Morogoro Region, Mvomero District, Nguru Mountains, 06° 03′ 09″ S, 037° 32′26″ E (WGS datum), 830 m elevation".

English Names

Tiny Squeaker Frog (original publication).

Tiny Squeaker (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 258).


Forests of the Nguru Mountains, Morogoro Region, Mvomero District, Tanzania.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


Most closely related to Arthroleptis fichika, and with that species, the closest relative of a group composed of Arthroleptis schubotzi, Arthroleptis xenodactylus, and Arthroleptis xenodactyloidesHarper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 44–45, provided a brief account for the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 258–259, provided a brief account and range map.

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