Amietophrynus gracilipes

Amietophrynus gracilipes (Boulenger, 1899)

Original Published Description:

Boulenger, G. A. (1899).  Descriptions of new batrachians in the collection of the British Museum (Natural History). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 7. 3, 273-277.
 

Common Names

French Congo Toad (English)

Languages: English

Description

Morphology

The following is the original description by Boulenger (1899):

Crown without bony ridges. Snout obtusely pointed, truncate; interorbital space broader than the upper eyelid; tympanum very distinct, two thirds the diameter of the eye. Fingers slender, first extending considerably beyond second; toes slender, with a mere rudiment of web; subarticular tubercles single; metatarsal tubercles smull , feebly prominent; no tarsal fold. The tibio-tarsal articulation reaches the tympanum, the tarso-metatarsal the tip of the snout. Skin rough with small conical warts ; parotoids very small, fiat, very indistinct. Dark brown above, marbled with reddish,
whitish beneath.
From snout to vent 37 millim.
A single specimen from the Benito River, French.
Collected by Mr. G. L. Bates.

Author(s): Zimkus, Breda
Rights holder(s): Zimkus, Breda

Taxonomy

  • Bufo gracilipes Boulenger, 1899 (synonym)
  • Bufo funereus gracilipes — Perret and Mertens, 1957 (synonym)
  • Bufo petiti Knoepffler, 1967 (synonym)
  • Bufo gracilipes — Inger, 1968 (synonym)
  • Amietophrynus gracilipes — Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006 (synonym)

References

Boulenger, G. A. (1899).  Descriptions of new batrachians in the collection of the British Museum (Natural History). Annals and Magazine of Natural History. Series 7. 3, 273-277.
 
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