Phrynobatrachus jimzimkusi Zimkus, Gvoždík, and Gonwouo, 2013

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

Phrynobatrachus jimzimkusi Zimkus, Gvoždík, and Gonwouo in Zimkus and Gvoždík, 2013, Zool. Scripta, 42: 597. Holotype: MCZ A-136904, by original designation. Type locality: "CAMEROON, West Province, below Mt. Bamboutos summit, 5° 39′ 41.0′′ N, 10°0737.9′′E, 2050 m elevation". 

English Names

Jim Zimkus' Puddle Frog (original publication). 


Submontane and montane regions (13002900 m elevation) of Mount Manengouba, Bamboutos Mountains, Mount Lefo and Mount Oku in Cameroon and the Obudu Plateau in Nigera. 


Previously confused with Phrynobatrachus steindachneri according to the original publication. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 280–281, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. In the Phrynobatrachus natalensis group of Goutte, Reyes-Velasco, and Boissinot, 2019, ZooKeys, 824: 53–70. In the Phrynobatracus steindachneri group according to Gvoždík, Nečas, Dolinay, Zimkus, Schmitz, and Fokam, 2020, PeerJ, 8 (e8393): 1–52.  

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