AmphibiaWeb - Xenopus mellotropicalis


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Xenopus mellotropicalis Evans, Carter, Greenbaum, Gvozdík, Kelley, McLaughlin, Pauwels, Portik, Stanley et al., 2015
Gabonese clawed frog
Subgenus: Silurana
family: Pipidae
genus: Xenopus
Species Description: Evans, B. J., T. F. Carter, E. Greenbaum, V. Gvoždík, D. B. Kelley, P. J. McLaughlin, O. S. G. Pauwels, D. M. Portik, E. L. Stanley, R. C. Tinsley, M. L. Tobias, D. C. Blackburn. 2015. Genetics, Morphology, Advertisement Calls, and Historical Records Distinguish Six New Polyploid Species of African Clawed Frog (Xenopus, Pipidae) from West and Central Africa. PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142823.

  hear call (72.9K WAV file)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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View Bd and Bsal data (2 records).

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

      Xenopus mellotropicalis