AmphibiaWeb - Afrixalus septentrionalis


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Afrixalus septentrionalis Schiøtz, 1974
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Afrixalus
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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A small Afrixalus (males 19–21 mm). Dorsum light with a dark middorsal stripe and an almost smooth dorsum.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Kenya, Tanzania, United Republic of


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The dry savanna of Kenya, near Tsavo National Park, and northern Tanzania, in Tarangire National Park. It should be searched for further north in the dry parts of Kenya.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The voice is a long, even buzzing, acoustically similar to that of A. delicatus, but somewhat deeper.

This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.

Updated by A. Schiøtz, 2008.


Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.

Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-01)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-30)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus septentrionalis <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.

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