AmphibiaWeb - Leptopelis fenestratus


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Leptopelis fenestratus Laurent, 1972
family: Arthroleptidae
genus: Leptopelis
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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A fully webbed Leptopelis, smaller (females 48 mm) than the other species with similar webbing (rufus, millsoni and calcaratus) and with a different pattern which resembles that of the larger L. boulengeri. Colour in alcohol: Brown with a peculiar lighter "window" in the shoulder region.

The description is based on a single specimen, an adult female. No further specimens have been collected and nothing is known of its biology.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the


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Known from an altitude of 1000 m near Parc Virunga, eastern R. D. Congo.

This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.


Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.

Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-02-07)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis fenestratus <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 27, 2024.

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