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Hyperolius atrigularis
family: Hyperoliidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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Description
Head flat and broad. Rather short legs. Dorsal surfaces brown with black spots and lines. A light canthal and dorsolateral stripe. Canthus rostralis marked by a black line, continuing onto the upper eyelid. An irregular black canthal line delimiting the dorsal coloration. Ventrum yellow with a few black points at the chest. Throat dark brown. Pupil horizontal.

Very similar to H. kibarae from which it differs in its better-developed gular flap. Colour pattern similar to H. major, which however lacks dorsal asperities.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Marungu Highlands, south-eastern R. D. Congo.

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 2001-01-29
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius atrigularis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/503> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 18, 2017.



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