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Hyperolius steindachneri
Steindachner's Reed Frog
family: Hyperoliidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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Description
A medium-sized Hyperolius (males up to 29 mm) from Zambia, Angola and south-western R. D. Congo. Dorsum uniform olive to brown, in life violet green. Ventrum black with large white or pale yellow spots which may be elongated longitudinally. Pupil horizontal.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Occurs at rather high altitudes on the Angolan plateau. Distributed from Zambia through Angola to south-western R. D. Congo according to Channing.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
No field information is available for this species.

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 steindachneri: Steindachner's Reed Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/589> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 17, 2017.



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