Leptodactylodon bueanus Amiet, 1981

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

Leptodactylodon albiventris bueanus Amiet, 1981 "1980", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 27: 134. Holotype: MHNG 2031.12 (formerly JLA 78.153, by original designation) according to Schätti, Perret, and Mariaux, 2002, Cat. Comm. Types Amph. Rept. Mus. Hist. Nat. Geneve, Vers. 4.0 (Jan. 2002): 12. Type locality: "Bolifamba", Cameroon.

Leptodactylodon bueanusAmiet and Dowsett-Lemaire, 2000, Alytes, 18: 3.

English Names

Buea Egg Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 246).


Known only frm the eastern slope of Mount Cameroon, 200-1000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Endemic: Cameroon


In the Leptodactylodon ovatus group according to Rödel and Pauwels, 2003, Salamandra, 39: 142. 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: 152. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 246–247, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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