Phrynobatrachus elberti

Phrynobatrachus elberti

Phrynobatrachus elberti

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Phrynobatrachus elberti

Phrynobatrachus elberti is a species of frog in the family Phrynobatrachidae. It is endemic to the Central African Republic and only known from its type locality, Bouala (originally spelled "Buala"), at 998 m (3,274 ft) above sea level on the Ouham River. The specific name elberti honours Johannes Elbert, a German naturalist who visited Kamerun in 1914. Common name Elbert's river frog has been coined for this species.

Appearance

Phrynobatrachus elberti resembles Phrynobatrachus graueri and Phrynobatrachus brongersmai, but has interorbital space that is about twice as wide as the upper eyelid.

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Phrynobatrachus elberti habitat map
Phrynobatrachus elberti habitat map
Phrynobatrachus elberti
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Habits and Lifestyle

There are no observations of this species after its discovery, and its ecology is essentially unknown.

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References

1. Phrynobatrachus elberti Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phrynobatrachus_elberti
2. Phrynobatrachus elberti on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/58108/3065443

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