Xenopus allofraseri Evans, Carter, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Kelley, McLaughlin, Pauwels, Portik, Stanley, Tinsley, Tobias, and Blackburn, 2015

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pipidae > Genus: Xenopus > Species: Xenopus allofraseri

Xenopus (Xenopus) allofraseri Evans, Carter, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Kelley, McLaughlin, Pauwels, Portik, Stanley, Tinsley, Tobias, and Blackburn, 2015, PLoS One, 10(12): e0142823: 30. Holotype: CAS 207765, by original designation. Type locality: "Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Bioko Island, Bioko Sur Province, Arena Blanca road, N 3.5275°, E 8.5793°, ~30 m". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:8A71C6BE-612D-4ECD-A5CE-0B31AC38E9AE

English Names

False Fraser's Clawed Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

Definitely know only from two distantly isolated populations: Bioko Island (Equatorial Guinea) and along the Atlantic coastal region of Cameroon as well as a population in extreme western Dem. Rep. Congo. 

Comment

In the Xenopus amieti group, and previously confused with Xenopus fraseri, according to the original publication. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 42–43, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. See brief account and range map for Equatorial Guinea in Sánchez-Vialas, Calvo-Revuelta, Castroviejo-Fisher, and De la Riva, 2020, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 66: 137–230. 

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