Cardioglossa trifasciata Amiet, 1972

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

Cardioglossa trifasciata Amiet, 1972, Biol. Gabonica, 8: 204. Holotype: MHNG 1253.88 (formerly JLA 70.599) 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: "Nsoung, 1750-1800 m", Cameroon.

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

English Names

Nsoung Long-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 38).

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


Southern slope of Mount Manengouba, in afro-montane forest, 1750–1800 m elevation, Cameroon.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Endemic: Cameroon


Closely related to Cardioglossa pulchra and Cardioglossa venusta according to Amiet, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 18. 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: 149. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 244–245, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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