Leptopelis flavomaculatus ( Guenther , 1864),

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: 166-167

publication ID

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

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Leptopelis flavomaculatus ( Guenther , 1864)
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Anura Arthroleptidae

Leptopelis flavomaculatus ( Guenther, 1864) 

Material

Mt. Mabu ( PEM A11240, male, 50.3 mm SUL; PEM A11241, male, 38.1 mm SUL; PEM A11242, female, 72.0 mm SUL; PEM A11243, male, 48.1 mm SUL; PEM A11244, male, 39.2 mm SUL; PEM A11245, female, 71.0 mm SUL; PEM A11246, female, 35.1 mm SUL; PEM A11247, male, 41.0 mm SUL; PEM A11290, male, 42.8 mm SUL), Mt. Namuli ( PEM A11309, female, 65.2 mm SUL).

Comments

Common along streams at both Mt. Mabu and Mt. Namuli. In most cases, the males of this species are much smaller and have a uniform lime-green dorsum with yellow spots. All the males have well developed pectoral glands. Females are much larger with dull brown dorsum with scattered green spots or patterns.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Arthroleptidae

Genus

Leptopelis