Probreviceps uluguruensis (Loveridge, 1925)

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

Breviceps uluguruensis Loveridge, 1925, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1925: 789. Holotype: MCZ 10442, by original designation. Type locality: "Bagilo, Uluguru Mtns., Tanganyika Territory [=Tanzania]".

Probreviceps uluguruensisParker, 1931, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 10, 8: 264.

English Names

Uluguru Big-fingered Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 92).

Uluguru Forest Frog (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 235).


Bagilo, and Nyingwa, Uluguru Mountains (1800–2500 m elevation), Tanzania.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 235-236, 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: 98–98, provided a brief account. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 124–125, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Mkonyi, 2019, J. Nat. Hist., London, 53: 2711–2722, reported on advertisment call. 

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