Arthroleptella atermina Turner and Channing, 2017

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Pyxicephalidae > Subfamily: Cacosterninae > Genus: Arthroleptella > Species: Arthroleptella atermina

Arthroleptella atermina Turner and Channing, 2017, Afr. J. Herpetol., 66: 65. Holotype: SAIAB 141575, by original designation. Type locality: "Kanonberg, in the Riviersonderend Mountains near Greyton (34° 01′ S, 19° 36′ E, 799 m a.s.l.)", Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa. urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:AC23D804-3075-40DB-9852-624C32A51547

English Names

Riviersonderent Moss Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 366).

Distribution

Found in two genetically distinct populations: 1) on the eastern Riviersonderend Mountains from Die Galg eastwards; 2) a western population on the western extremity of the Riviersonderend Mountain range as far east as Jonaskop, in both case from the lower slopes to the summits, Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa. 

Comment

 Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 366–367, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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