Kassinula wittei Laurent, 1940

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae > Genus: Kassinula > Species: Kassinula wittei

Kassinula wittei Laurent, 1940, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 33: 314. Holotype: MRAC 21524B, by original designation. Type locality: "Kansenia", Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo.

Kassina witteiLaurent and Combaz, 1950, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 43: 269.

Kassinula witteiDrewes, 1984, Occas. Pap. California Acad. Sci., 139: 1–70.

Kassina (Kassinula) wittei — J.-L. Perret In Laurent, 1985, in Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 226. by implcation.

Kassina (Kassina) witteiDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 37.

English Names

Witte's Running Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 68).

De Witte's Clicking Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 185).


Uplands of western and northern Zambia, southern Dem. Rep. Congo, and central Angola.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Angola, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Zambia


 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 146–147, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. Conradie, Keates, Verburgt, Baptista, and Harvey, 2023, Amph. Rept. Conserv., 17: 39–40, provided an account and dot map of the species in Angola.

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