Leptopelis rufus Reichenow, 1874
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L. rufus has been collected from branches overhanging a swift-flowing stream in forest. A pair in copula was taken in the low vegetation near a small stream.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Gabon, Nigeria
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Apart from this, Amiet has observed another call when a male approaches a female. It is a series of quiet, sonorous figures, sounding like the mew of a young cat.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-31)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis rufus <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3673> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 2, 2022.
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