Arthroleptis nlonakoensis (Plath, Herrmann, and Böhme, 2006)

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

Phrynobatrachus nlonakoensis Plath, Herrmann, and Böhme, 2006, J. Herpetol., 40: 487. Holotype: ZFMK 80970, by original designation. Type locality: "between the village Ekomtolo and Badjong (4° 51´ N, 9° 54´ E, 450 m altitude) on the bank of the small creek 'Mélo' next to the 'Nkébé waterfall,' Mt. Nlonako, Littoral Province, Cameroon".

Arthroleptis nlonakoensisFrétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 104; Zimkus and Larson, 2009, Afr. J. Herpetol., 58: 36-38.

English Names

Nlonako Squeaker (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 254).


Southwestern slope of Mount Nloanoko, Littoral Province, Cameroon.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Endemic: Cameroon


Zimkus and Larson, 2009, Afr. J. Herpetol., 58: 36-38, discussed the morphological and osteological evidence for placement of this species in ArthroleptisChanning and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 254–255, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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