Arthroleptis stenodactylus Pfeffer, 1893,

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 166

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

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scientific name

Arthroleptis stenodactylus Pfeffer, 1893
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Taxon classification Animalia Anura Arthroleptidae

Arthroleptis stenodactylus Pfeffer, 1893 

Material

Mt. Mabu ( PEM A11203, male, 25.5 mm SUL; PEM A11249, male, 31.6 mm SUL; PEM A11266, female, 30.4 mm SUL; PEM A11267, male, 23.4 mm SUL; PEM A11277, male, 22.1 mm SUL; PEM A11293, male, 23.0 mm SUL), Mt. M’pàluwé ( PEM female, 26.1 mm SUL).

Comments

Found in both dry transitional miombo woodland and montane forest (Fig. 3C). This species is very similar to Arthroleptis francei  , which seems to be more abundant in these forests. One feature that helps to separate these two species is the hind limbs, being shorter in Arthroleptis stenodactylus  .