Grassland forest tree frog

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Grassland forest tree frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Arthroleptidae
Genus: Leptopelis
Species: L. yaldeni
Binomial name
Leptopelis yaldeni
Largen, 1977

The grassland forest tree frog, Leptopelis yaldeni, is a species of frog in the family Arthroleptidae. It is endemic to Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and rivers. The frog is threatened by habitat loss.

It is named in honour of Derek Yalden.[1]


  1. ^ Yalden, D.W.; Albarella U. (2009). The History of British Birds. Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-921751-9.