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Hyperolius obscurus
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 small Hyperolius (female 25 mm) from R. D. Congo. Head rather large and broad, body slender. Snout blunt. Dorsum uniform brown. Limbs, ventrum and sides of body with fine dark punctuation.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Only one specimen known. Kasai, R. D. Congo.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
This species was described based on a single specimen, 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 obscurus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/557> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 24, 2017.



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