Phrynobatrachus congicus (Ahl, 1925)

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

Hylarthroleptis congicus Ahl, 1925 "1923", Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1923: 103. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered in the original publication. Type locality: "Congo".

Phrynobatrachus congicusDeckert, 1938, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1938: 131, 158.

Arthrolepis congicusGorham, 1974, Checklist World Amph.: 129.

English Names

Congo River Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 103).

Congo Puddle Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 278). 


Type locality ("Congo"—no explicit locality).

Geographic Occurrence

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


Not addressed by Zimkus, Rödel, and Hillers, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55: 883-900, so not assigned to species group. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 278–279, provided a brief account and range map. 

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