Arthroleptis pyrrhoscelis Laurent, 1952

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

English Names

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

Red Squeaker (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 256).

Distribution

Montane grasslands in southern Kivu Province (Itombwe and Kabobo highlands), Dem. Rep. Congo, into northern Burundi; expected in southern Rwanda. 

Comment

See statement of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 610. Greenbaum and Chifundera, 2012, Herpetol. Rev., 43: 254–259, reported the rediscovery of this species, not otherwise collected since 1954. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 256–257, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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