Leptopelis diffidens Tiutenko and Zinenko, 2021

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Arthroleptidae > Subfamily: Leptopelinae > Genus: Leptopelis > Species: Leptopelis diffidens

Leptopelis diffidens Tiutenko and Zinenko, 2021, ZooKeys, 1023: 127. Holotype: ZSM 81/2019, by original designation. Type locality: "Between rivers Welmel and Yadot, Harenna Forest, Bale Zone, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (6°35′N, 39°45′E)". http://zoobank.org/E059D4EF-FFD4-40ED-B24F-A12AB7A998EF 

English Names

None noted. 


Harenna Forest, Bale Mountains, where it occurs at elevations of 1400–2300 m, Oromia Region, southeastern Ethiopia.  


The external morphology, advertisement call, and genetic markers are discussed in the original publication. See notes on this species by Goutte, Reyes-Velasco, Kassie Teme, and Boissinot, 2022, ZooKeys, 1128: 89. 

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