Arthroleptis wageri FitzSimons, 1930

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

Arthroleptis wageri FitzSimons, 1930, Ann. Transvaal Mus., 14: 42. Holotype: TMP 13688, by original designation. Type locality: "Port St Johns, Pondoland Coast", Eastern Cape Province, Rep. South Africa. 

Arthroleptis (Arthroleptis) wageri — Laurent, 1941 "1940", Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 34: 85.

English Names

None noted. 


Forests of the coastal region of extreme southern KwaZulu-Natal to northeastern Eastern Cape Province, Rep. South Africa. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: South Africa

Endemic: South Africa


Removed from the synonymy of Arthroleptis wahlbergi by Tolley, Conradie, Harvey, Measey, and Blackburn, 2018, Afr. Zool., 53: 83–97, where it had been placed by Loveridge, 1954, Ann. Natal Mus., 13: 97, and Poynton, 1964, Ann. Natal Mus., 17: 160. See comments under Arthroleptis wahlbergi for relevant older literature. Kushata, Conradie, Cherry, and Daniels, 2020, Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 130: 783–799, reported on mtDNA phylogeographic structure. 

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