oa African Zoology - Description of a new moss frog from the south-western Cape(Anura: Ranidae: Arthroleptella)

Volume 29, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X



A new species of moss frog, genus Arthroleptella, is descriptionbed from the Kleinrivier mountains of the south�western Cape. It is morphologically indistinguishable from the other three species in the area. The four Cape species are allopatric, each has a unique male advertisement call, and preliminary molecular data shows consistent differences.

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