Probreviceps rungwensis Loveridge, 1932

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Brevicipitidae > Genus: Probreviceps > Species: Probreviceps rungwensis

Probreviceps macrodactylus rungwensis Loveridge, 1932, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 72: 387. Holotype: MCZ 16451, by original designation. Type locality: "Nkuka Forest, Rungwe Mountain, southwestern Tanganyika Territory [= Tanzania]".

Probreviceps rungwensisChanning and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 233.

English Names

Rungwe Forest Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 124). 


Forest on Mount Rungwe and the Udzungwa Mountains in eastern Tanzania, 1050–1550 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 233-234, provided an account. 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: 459. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 96–97, provided a brief account. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 124–125, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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