Balebreviceps hillmani Largen and Drewes, 1989

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Brevicipitidae > Genus: Balebreviceps > Species: Balebreviceps hillmani

Balebreviceps hillmani Largen and Drewes, 1989, Tropical Zool., 2: 15. Holotype: LIV 1986.212.385, by original designation. Type locality: "12 km N of Katcha, Bale Mountains, Ethiopia (06°47′ N 39°46′E, altitude 3200 m)".

English Names

Bale Mountains Treefrog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 87).

Ethiopian Short-headed Frog (Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 148).

Bale Rain Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 122). 

Distribution

Harenna Forest in the Bale Mountains of Ethiopia above 3000 m elevation.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 446. See account, photograph, and map for Ethiopia by Largen and Spawls, 2010, Amph. Rept. Ethiopia Eritrea: 148-150. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 122–123, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. 

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