Arthroleptis vercammeni (Laurent, 1954)

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

Schoutedenella vercammeni Laurent, 1954, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Ser. Quarto, Sci. Zool., 1: 39. Holotype: MRAC unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Mwana, Alt. 1650 m., Terr. de Mwenga, Kivu-sud", Dem. Rep. Congo.

Arthroleptis vercammeniLaurent, 1957, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 56: 274-275, by implication; Gorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 130.

English Names

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

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


Known only from the type locality (Mwana, near Mwenga, southern Kivu Province, eastern Dem. Rep. Congo).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Endemic: Congo, Democratic Republic of the


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 256–257, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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