African foam-nest tree frog

Chiromantis rufescens

The African foam-nest tree frog or western foam-nest tree frog is a species of frog found in the tropical rainforests of Central Africa. The species has been found in nations ranging from Uganda to Sierra Leone, and has been found on the island of Bioko in Equatorial Guinea. It is likely to live in other nations in the region too, such as Angola but no scientific sightings have been recorded.

This species builds nests of foam above temporary pools and other water bodies.
Status: Least concern | Trend: Down
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyRhacophoridae
GenusChiromantis
SpeciesC. rufescens
Photographed in
Ghana