Arthroleptis mossoensis (Laurent, 1954)

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

Schoutedenella mossoensis Laurent, 1954, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Ser. Quarto, Sci. Zool., 1: 36. Holotype: MRAC unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Murugaragara, Mosso, Terr. de Rutana, Urundi, alt. 1200 m", southeastern Burundi.

Arthroleptis mossoensisLaurent, 1957, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 56: 274-275, by implication; Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 129; Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 336.

Schoutedenella mossoensis — Laurent, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 19.

English Names

Mosso Screeching Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).


Known only from the type locality (Murugaragara, near Mosso, Rutana, southeastern Burundi, 1200 m elevation).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Burundi

Endemic: Burundi


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 258–259, provided a brief account and range map.

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