Cardioglossa oreas Amiet, 1972

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

Cardioglossa oreas Amiet, 1972, Biol. Gabonica, 8: 217. Holotype: MHNG 1253.87 (formerly JLA 71.123) according to Amiet, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 17; and Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 7. Type locality: "Mts Bamboutos, env. 2650 m", Cameroon.

Cardioglossa manengouba Blackburn, 2008, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 154: 613. Holotype: MCZ A-137909, by original designation. Type locality: "Republic of Cameroon, Littoral Province, Mt Manengouba, 05°00′38.9″N, 09°51′24.8″E, montane gallery forest, approximately 2160 m elevation".

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

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

Cardioglossa oreas oreas — Blackburn, Nielsen, Ghose, Burger, Gonwouo, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Hirschfeld, Kouete, Kusamba, Lawson, McLaughlin, Zassi-Boulou, and Rödel, 2021, Ichthyol. & Herpetol., 109: 728. 

Cardioglossa oreas manengouba — Blackburn, Nielsen, Ghose, Burger, Gonwouo, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Hirschfeld, Kouete, Kusamba, Lawson, McLaughlin, Zassi-Boulou, and Rödel, 2021, Ichthyol. & Herpetol., 109: 728. 

English Names

Mount Okou Long-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 37).

Montane Long-fingered Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 244).

Manengouba Long-fingered Frog (Cardioglossa manengoubaChanning and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 242).

Distribution

Two allopatric and morphologically distinguishable populations in Cameroon: (1) Central Cameroon Range, from Mount Manengouba to Mount Okou, above 2000 m, and (2) gallery forest near the summit of Mount Manengouba, Littoral Province, ca. 2160 m elevation.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 148. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 242–245, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 95–96, reported on comparative tadpole morphology of Cardioglossa manengouba.

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