AmphibiaWeb - Leptopelis karissimbensis
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Leptopelis karissimbensis
family: Arthroleptidae

© 2008 Ronalda Keith (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None
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Description
A rather small Leptopelis from montane grassland and highland heather in eastern R. D. Congo and south-western Uganda with reduced webbing and a small tympanum. Dorsum often green. Vocal sac in males blue.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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View Bd and Bsal data (15 records).
Montane grasslands in south-western Uganda and adjacent R.D. Congo.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The voice is a buzzing followed by a slow, atonal clack, sometimes a clack alone.

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

References

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



Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-02-12)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis karissimbensis <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3653> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 16, 2021.



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Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2021. <https://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 16 Oct 2021.

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