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This form is similar to the Cameronese L. boulengeri, and may be related. It differs in its pattern, L. boulengeri having a pointed dark apex in most specimens, occidentalis rarely so, and by its very different voice. A few specimens have been collected in western Nigeria. It cannot be decided whether they belong to this species or to boulengeri.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-01-31
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis occidentalis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3664> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 25, 2017.
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