Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Petropedetidae > Genus: Ericabatrachus > Species: Ericabatrachus baleensis

Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991, Tropical Zool., 4: 141. Holotype: LIV 1986. 212.362, by original designation. Type locality: "12 km N of Katcha, Bale Mountains, Ethiopia (06° 47′ N 39° 46′ E, altitude 3200 m)".

English Names

Bale Mountains Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Bale Mountain Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 316). 


Bale Mountains of Ethiopia, 2400-3200 m elevation.


Largen, 2001, Tropical Zool., 14: 345, commented on distribution. 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: 469. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 316–317, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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