Amnirana fonensis Rödel and Bangoura, 2004

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Amnirana > Species: Amnirana fonensis

Amnirana fonensis Rödel and Bangoura, 2004, Tropical Zool., 17: 215. Holotype: SMNS 11788, by original designation. Type locality: "southeastern Guinea, Simandou Range, Dofa River, close to village Morigbadougou, 8° 36′ N, 8° 51′ W, northeastern flank of Pic de Fon . . . small gallery forest along river".

Hydrophylax fonensisFrost, 2006, Amph. Spec. World, vers. 4.0 by implication of the results of Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 368.

Hylarana fonensisChe, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 1-13, by implication; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 461, by implication.

Amnirana fonensisFei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 33; Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187 (provisional placement). 

English Names

Pic de Fon White-lipped Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 390). 


Pic de Fon, Simandou Range, southeastern Guinea and adjacent Sierra Leone.


See range map in Jongsma, Barej, Barratt, Burger, Conradie, Ernst, Greenbaum, Hirschfeld, Leaché, Penner, Portik, Zassi-Boulou, Rödel, and Blackburn, 2018, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 120: 275. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 390–391, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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