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Cardioglossa leucomystax
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Arthroleptidae
Subfamily: Arthroleptinae
Genus: Cardioglossa
Boulenger, 1900
Type species
Cardioglossa gracilis
Boulenger, 1900
16 species (see text)

Cardioglossa is a genus of frogs in the Arthroleptidae family. They are found in forested areas of western and central Africa. Their common name is long-fingered frogs.[1]


There are 16 species of Cardioglossa:[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Cardioglossa Boulenger, 1900". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 19 August 2014. 
  2. ^ Blackburn, David C. (2008). "A new species of Cardioglossa (Amphibia: Anura: Arthroleptidae) endemic to Mount Manengouba in the Republic of Cameroon, with an analysis of morphological diversity in the genus" (PDF). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154 (3): 611–630. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.2008.00397.x. Retrieved 2013-09-09.