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Afrixalus orophilus
family: Hyperoliidae

© 2004 Robert C. Drewes (1 of 1)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Vulnerable (VU)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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Description
A small (Males 19–27 mm, females 21–27 mm) Afrixalus from eastern R. D. Congo and south-western Uganda. Dark dorsal bands fine, with little contrast to ground colour, converging on the head.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Burundi, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Rwanda, Uganda

 

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Montane savannas in Kivu, Rwanda, Burundi and south-western Uganda. Often found in reeds, papyrus and bamboo, normally above 1500 m.

Comments
This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.

References

Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.



Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2000-12-25
Edited by Arie van der Meijden (2008-09-09)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus orophilus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/460> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 18, 2017.



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