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Hyperolius ferrugineus
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
A rather small Hyperolius (females 30 mm) from R. D. Congo, only known from one specimen. Colour in alcohol rusty red-brown with numerous silverish spots, especially on the flanks and limbs, forming a band on the femur. Small black points forming spots.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Lodjo, Ituri, R. D. Congo.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
This species was described based on a single sample, and nothing is known of its biology or overall distribution. It is included based on Laurent’s authority.

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

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius ferrugineus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/527> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 19, 2017.



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