Leptopelis fenestratus Laurent, 1972

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

Leptopelis fenestratus Laurent, 1972, Explor. Parc Natl. Virunga, Ser. 2, 22: 43. Holotype: MRAC, according to Laurent, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 229. Type locality: "Riveère Mamudioma, aff. de la Djuma, nouvelle route Watalinga, 1.000 m (en dehors des limites du Parc National Albert [now Virunga]: secteur de la Semliki), Kivu, Congo", Dem. Rep. Congo.

English Names

Zaire Forest Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 69).

Window Tree Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 222).


Known only from the type locality (Parc National Virunga, Kivu, northeastern Dem. Rep. Congo) near the Uganda border.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Endemic: Congo, Democratic Republic of the


 Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 272, provided a brief account and map. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 222–223, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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