Arthroleptis schubotzi

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Burundi Screeching Frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Arthroleptidae
Genus: Arthroleptis
Species: A. schubotzi
Binomial name
Arthroleptis schubotzi
Nieden, 1911
  • Arthroleptis discodactyla Laurent, 1954
  • Schoutedenella kivuensis De Witte, 1941
  • Schoutedenella discodactyla Laurent, 1954
  • Schoutedenella schubotzi
  • Arthroleptis kivuensis Gorham, 1974

The Burundi screeching frog (Arthroleptis schubotzi)[2] is a species of frog in the Arthroleptidae family.

It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, arable land, rural gardens, and heavily degraded former forest.[1]

It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ a b Robert Drewes (2004). "Arthroleptis discodactylus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Arthroleptis schubotzi Nieden, 1911". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 17 April 2013.