Arthroleptis krokosua Ernst, Agyei & Rödel, 2008

Krokosua squeaking frog, West African giant squeaker

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered in October 2013

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Ghana (south-western)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Ernst, R., Agyei, A.C. and Rödel, M.-O. (2008). A new giant species of Arthroleptis (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) from the Krokosua Hills Forest Reserve, south-western Ghana. Zootaxa 68: 58-68.


Other references:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. (2010). Arthroleptis krokosua. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 19 November 2013.

Sandberger-Loua, Laura, Doumbia, Joseph and Rödel, Mark-Oliver. (2018). The West African Giant Squeaker, Arthroleptis krokosua Ernst, Agyei & Rödel, 2008 (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) recorded in Guinea. Herpetology Notes 11: 271-273. [automatic download]

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/extinction-countdown/2013/10/25/frog-ghana-devil-weed/

 

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