Leptopelis bocagii

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Arthroleptidae
Subfamilia: Leptopelinae
Genus: Leptopelis
Species: Leptopelis bocagii

Name[edit]

Leptopelis bocagii (Günther, 1865)

Type locality: "Duque de Bragance (= Bragança)", Angola.

Holotype: A "unique specimen" according to the original publication although Perret, 1976, Arq. Mus. Bocage, Ser. 2, 6: 23, suggested that MBL T.15-232 might by syntypes (these destroyed by 1978 fire); two specimens received from MBL in BM may be types..

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cystignathus bocagii Günther, 1865
  • Hylambates bocagiiBoulenger, 1882
  • Hylambates angolensis Bocage, 1893
  • Leptopelis bocagii var. leucopunctata Ferreira, 1906
  • Hylambates brevipalmatus Ahl, 1930
  • Leptopelis angolensisAhl, 1931
  • Leptopelis bocagei bocageiMertens, 1937
  • Leptopelis bocagei haasi Mertens, 1937

References[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Bocage's Tree Frog