Phrynobatrachus albifer (Ahl, 1924)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Phrynobatrachidae > Genus: Phrynobatrachus > Species: Phrynobatrachus albifer

Arthroleptis albifer Ahl, 1924, Arch. Naturgesch., Abt. A,, 90: 251. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Usaramo, Deutsch-Ost-Afrika", Tanzania. Synonymy with Phrynobatrachus minutus by Loveridge, 1929, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 151: 107. This synonymy questioned by Largen, 2001, Tropical Zool., 14: 300.

Pseudarthroleptis albiferDeckert, 1938, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1938: 158.

Phrynobatrachus albiferLargen, 2001, Tropical Zool., 14: xxx.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Usaramo, Tanzania).


Pickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: XXX, suggested a possible synonymy with Phrynobatrachus mababiensis. Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, but presumably associated with their group B (DRF).

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