Afr J Herpetol 2012 18;61(2):113-127. Epub 2012 Sep 18.
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Texas at El Paso, 500 W. University Avenue, El Paso, TX 79968, USA.
was described as a subspecies of from specimens that were collected in 1956 in the region in and around Fizi, in present-day Democratic Republic of the Congo. We recently discovered in transitional and montane forest near the type locality and the southeastern Itombwe Plateau, respectively. A phylogenetic analysis (16S mitochondrial sequence data) of these samples and other species recovered as sister to with strong support, and rejected a close relationship between and both topotypic from Cameroon and from Kenya. Read More