Arthroleptella drewesii Channing, Hendricks, and Dawood, 1994

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

Arthroleptella drewesii Channing, Hendricks, and Dawood, 1994, S. Afr. J. Zool., 29: 240. Holotype: PEM A2319, by original designation. Type locality: "Fernkloof Nature Reseerve in Hermanus, (34 23 S, 19 17 E)", Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa.

English Names

Drewes' Moss Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 276; Channing, 2004, in Minter et al. (eds.), Atlas Frogs S. Afr. Lesotho and Swaziland: 209; Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 350).

Drewes' Chirping Frog (Channing, 2004, in Minter et al. (eds.), Atlas Frogs S. Afr. Lesotho and Swaziland: 209 [alternative name]).

Distribution

Slopes of the lower Kleinriver and Babilonstoring mountains near Hermanus, Western Cape Province, Rep. South Africa.

Comment

See accounts by Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 276-277, Channing, 2004, in Minter et al. (eds.), Atlas Frogs S. Afr. Lesotho and Swaziland: 209-210, and Du Preez and Carruthers, 2009, Compl. Guide Frogs S. Afr.: 350. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 364–365, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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