Leptodactylodon wildi Amiet and Dowsett-Lemaire, 2000

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

Leptodactylodon wildi Amiet and Dowsett-Lemaire, 2000, Alytes, 18: 2. Holotype: MNHNP 2000.0607, by original designation. Type locality: "Kodmin (Cameroun, evn. 1350 m)".

English Names

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


Known only from the vicinity of the villages of Kodmin and Edib in the Bakossi mountains, southwestern Cameroon, 1000-1350 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Endemic: Cameroon


Most similar to Leptodactylodon polyacanthus, Leptodactylodon albiventris, and Leptodactylodon bueanus according to the original publication. In the Leptodactylus 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: 154. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 246–247, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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