Phrynobatrachus chukuchuku Zimkus, 2009

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

Phrynobatrachus chukuchuku Zimkus, 2009, Zool. J. Linn. Soc., 157: 801. Holotype: MCZ A-138127, by original designation. Type locality: "Cameroon, Northwest Region, Mt Oku, near summit, 06°11′N, 10°31′E (WGS datum), 2800 m elevation".

English Names

Spiny Puddle Frog (Original publication).


Known only from the type locality (near summit of Mount Oku, Cameroon), 2800 m elevation.


In species group C of Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 282–283, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. In the Phrynobatrachus natalensis group of Goutte, Reyes-Velasco, and Boissinot, 2019, ZooKeys, 824: 53–70.

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