Cryptothylax minutus Laurent, 1976

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae > Genus: Cryptothylax > Species: Cryptothylax minutus

Cryptothylax minutus Laurent, 1976, Ann. Mus. R. Afr. Cent., Tervuren, Ser. Octavo, Sci. Zool., 213: 13. Holotype: MRAC 117082, according to Laurent, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 205. Type locality: "Mabali, restringa du lac Tumba, Zone de Bikoro, Equateur, Zaïre", western Dem. Rep. Congo.

English Names

Tiny Wax Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 66).

Small Green-eyed Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 148). 


Region of Lake Tumba, west-central Dem. Rep. Congo.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Endemic: Congo, Democratic Republic of the


See brief account by Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 92. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 148–149, provided a brief account and range map. 

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