© 2008 Jean-Louis Amiet (1 of 3)
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The males call from branches or lianas, sometimes a leaf, normally not higher than 3 metres above the ground and apparently far from water. The voice is a rather tonal, brief "tok", repeated once or twice, sometimes three times in succession. A longer call is emitted more rarely. It is a long succession of quiet figures, followed by a normal clack.
Leptopelis brevirostris is apparently exclusively a snail-eater.
Schiøtz, A. (1967). ''The treefrogs (Rhacophoridae) of West Africa.'' Spolia Zoologica Musei Hauniensis, 25, 1-346.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-02-07
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis brevirostris <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3640> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 24, 2019.
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