Cacosternum leleupi Laurent, 1950

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pyxicephalidae > Subfamily: Cacosterninae > Genus: Cacosternum > Species: Cacosternum leleupi

Cacosternum leleupi Laurent, 1950, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 44: 138. Holotype: MRAC unnumbered, by original designation. Type locality: "Station d'étude des Kundelungu (1.750 m.), dans une mare", Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo.

English Names

Katanga Metal Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 98).

Leleup's Dainty Frog (Channing, Schmitz, Burger, and Kielgast, 2013, Zootaxa, 3701: 532).  


Upemba and Kundelung National Parks, Katanga Province, Dem. Rep. Congo.


Discussed by Schmidt and Inger, 1959, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 56: 135. See comments by Channing, Schmitz, Burger, and Kielgast, 2013, Zootaxa, 3701: 518–550. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 370–371, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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