Arthroleptis xenodactyloides Hewitt, 1933,

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

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Arthroleptis xenodactyloides Hewitt, 1933
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Taxon classification Animalia Anura Arthroleptidae

Arthroleptis xenodactyloides Hewitt, 1933 

Material

Mt. Mabu ( PEM A11210, female, 16.3 mm SUL; PEM A11211, male, 16.1 mm SUL; PEM A11212, male, 16.8 mm SUL; PEM A11213, female, 18.3 mm SUL; PEM A11214, male, 15.3 mm SUL; PEM A11215, male, 12.1 mm SUL; PEM A11216, female, 15.2 mm SUL; PEM A11217, male, 13.9 mm SUL; PEM A11218, male, 13.2 mm SUL; PEM A11219, male, 13.1 mm SUL; PEM A11220, male, 15.4 mm SUL; PEM A11221, female, 17.4 mm SUL; PEM A11222, female, 17.1 mm SUL; PEM A11223, male, 15.8 mm SUL; PEM A11224, male, 12.9 mm SUL; PEM A11225, male, 14.2 mm SUL; PEM A11226, male, 15.9 mm SUL; PEM A11227, male, 13.5 mm SUL; PEM A11228, male, 17.7 mm SUL; PEM A11229, female, 15.0 mm SUL; PEM A11230, female, 16.7 mm SUL; PEM A11231, female, 17.4 mm SUL; PEM A11232, female, 16.3 mm SUL; PEM A11233, female, 15.2 mm SUL; PEM A11234, female, 17.6 mm SUL; PEM A11269, male, 15.6 mm SUL; PEM A11270, female, 18.8 mm SUL; PEM A11271, female, 22.1 mm SUL; PEM A11272, female, 19.9 mm SUL; PEM A11273, male, 17.4 mm SUL; PEM A11274, male, 18.3 mm SUL; PEM A11275, female, 19.0 mm SUL; PEM A11276, female, 16.8 mm SUL; PEM A11278, female, 17.5 mm SUL; PEM A11279, female, 17.6 mm SUL; PEM A11280, male, 14.8 mm SUL; PEM A11295, male, 15.4 mm SUL; PEM A11401, male, 17.8 mm SUL; PEM A11402, female, 17.2 mm SUL), Mt. M’pàluwé ( PEM A11377, male, 15.0 mm SUL; PEM A11378, male, 15.5 mm SUL; PEM A11379, female, 17.6 mm SUL; PEM A11380, female, 19.3 mm SUL; PEM A11386, female, 17.8 mm SUL; PEM A11387, female, 17.5 mm SUL; PEM A11388, female, 16.3 mm SUL; PEM A11389, male, 15.2 mm SUL).

Comments

In Mt. Mabu it was common on the forest floor, and at Mt. M’pàluwé it was found in moist leaf litter at lower elevations (Fig. 3B). Mature males exhibit extended third finger and dark throat.