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Silurana tropicalis Gray, 1864


tropicalis: from Latin: tropicus = tropical

Type material and localities

Types not stated, but BM 1947.2.24.83-86 (formerly 1864.9.22.1-4) recorded as types. Type Locality: "West Africa, Lagos", Nigeria.


Country records from Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroun, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guiné-Bissau, Guinée, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Zaïre. Limits are: NORTH: Gambia: Lamin (13°23'N, 16°39'W) — SOUTH: Cameroun: Victoria (04°00'46''N, 09°13'13''E) — WEST: Gambia: Lamin (13°23'N, 16°39'W) — EAST: Nigeria: Jajimaji (12°54'N, 10°48'E).