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Hyperolius xenorhinus
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 Hyperolius from the Ruwenzori area with very broad snout. Nares protruding. Female 39 mm. Only a single specimen is known. The very broad snout is different from the pointed snout in other Hyperolius. Laurent himself wonders whether this female may be an aberrant specimen of Hyperolius alticola.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Only known from Mt. Teye at 1800 m, Ruwenzori, 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 2001-01-17
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius xenorhinus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/604> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 21, 2017.



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