Cardioglossa congolia Hirschfeld, Blackburn, Greenbaum, and Rödel, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Arthroleptinae > Genus: Cardioglossa > Species: Cardioglossa congolia

Cardioglossa congolia Hirschfeld, Blackburn, Greenbaum, and Rödel in Hirschfeld, Blackburn, Burger, Greenbaum, Zassi-Boulou, and Rödel, 2015, Afr. J. Herpetol., 64: 85. Holotype: UTEP 21110, by original designation. Type locality: "Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Bandundu Province, near Nkala Village, 02°35′7.98″ S, 16°28′18.552″ E, elevation 474 m, leaf litter adjacent to a stream in secondary rainforest".

Astylosternus congolia — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 222, by implication. See comment under Cardioglossa

English Names

Congolian Long-fingered Frog (original publication). 


Known with precision only from western Mai-Ndombe Province, Tshuapa Province, and western Tshopo Province, Dem. Rep. Congo, although expected to be more widely distributed into the Congo Basin, likely into Rep. Congo.  


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 242–243, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Badjedjea, Masudi, Akaibe, and Gvoždík, 2022, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 16 (1: e301): 45, commented on a population from the Kokolopori Bonobo Nature Reserve, Tshuapa Province, Dem. Rep. Congo.

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