Arthroleptis krokosua

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Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Arthroleptidae
Subfamilia: Arthroleptinae
Genus: Arthroleptis
Species: Arthroleptis krokosua

Name

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Arthroleptis krokosua Ernst, Agyei & Rödel, 2008: 60

  • Holotype: SMNS 12555.
  • Type locality: “on a steep hill, SE of the base camp (at village of Mmem), in the Krokosua Hills Forest Reserve, south western Ghana (6°35.970´ N, 2°50.705´ W; GPS geodetic datum: WGS84; altitude ca. 300 m asl). The habitat consisted of dry forest with a thick leaf litter on a granitic outcrop”.

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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  • Adum, G.B. et al. 2011: Re-discovery of the giant West African squeaker, Arthroleptis krokosua Ernst, Agyei & Rödel, 2008 (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) in two forests of south-western Ghana with observations on the species’ variability and habitat preferences. Zootaxa 2744: 34–38. Preview Reference page
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Vernacular names

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English: Krokosua Squeaking Frog