Leptodactylodon blanci Ohler, 1999

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Astylosterninae > Genus: Leptodactylodon > Species: Leptodactylodon blanci

Leptodactylodon blanci Ohler, 1999, Alytes, 17: 74. Holotype: MNHNP 1996.8876, by original designation. Type locality: "Campement SOFORGA (0° 36´ 30 S, 11° 31´ 59 E), Reserve de faune de la Lope . . . , Gabon".

English Names

Blanc's Egg Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 248).


Lopé and Moukalaba-Doudou National Parks in Gabon.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Gabon

Endemic: Gabon


Close to Leptodactylodon albiventris according to the original publication. Dewynter and Frétey, 2019, Cah. Fondation Biotope, 27: 10, summarized the literature for Gabon. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 248–249, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.   

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