Arthroleptis stridens (Pickersgill, 2007)

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

Schoutedenella stridens Pickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: 317. Holotype: ZMB 66249, by original designation. Type locality: "Kambai Forest Reserve, Tanzania".

Arthroleptis stridensFrost, 2007, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 5.1, by implication of evidence provided by 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; Frétey, 2008, Alytes, 25: 127.

English Names

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


Currently known only from the Kambai Forest Reserve and Longuza Forest Reserve, East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania, although expected to be more widespread.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


Most similar to Arthroleptis xenodactylus and Arthroleptis xenodactyloides according to the original publication. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 54–55, 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, photograph, and range map.

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