Callulina dawida Loader, Measey, de Sá, and Malonza, 2009

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Brevicipitidae > Genus: Callulina > Species: Callulina dawida

Callulina dawida Loader, Measey, de Sá, and Malonza, 2009, Zootaxa, 2123: 57. Holotype: NMK A/4267, by original designation. Type locality: "Kiangungu forest patch near Iyale forest, 37M 426787, UTM 9623928", Taita Hills, Kenya.

English Names

Taita Warty Frog (original publication).


Montane forests of the Taita Hills, above 1400 m elevation, Kenya.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Kenya

Endemic: Kenya


According to the original publication the species name is a noun in apposition. Malonza, Lötters, and Measey, 2010, J. E. Afr. Nat. Hist., 99: 53, commented on range, life history, and conservation status. Measey, Malonza, and Muchai, 2009, Amph. Taita Hills: 20–23, provided a very brief account. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 84–85, provided a brief account. Malonza, 2012, Intl. Schol. Res. Network, Zool., 2012 (Article ID 212491): 1–9, reported on natural history observations. Spawls, Wasonga, and Drewes, 2019, Amph. Kenya: 30, provided a range map for Kenya, photograph, and brief characterization. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 126–127, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.   

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