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Afrixalus vittiger (Peters, 1876)
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Afrixalus
Species Description: Gilles S, Grell O, Sinsin B, Rödel M-O (2006) The amphibian fauna of Pendjari National Park and surrounding, northern Benin. Salamandra 42:93-108

© 2008 Arne Schiotz (1 of 7)

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  hear call (9255.2K WAV file)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Description
A name currently used for the savanna-living populations of the striped Afrixalus distributed throughout Western Africa, probably extending as far as western Ethiopia. There is uncertainty about both the species delimitation and the name. See further discussion under the account for Afrixalus fulvovittatus.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal

 

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View Bd and Bsal data (3 records).

References

Pickersgill, M. (2007). ''A redefinition of Afrixalus fulvovittatus (Cope, 1860) and Afrixalus vittiger (Peters, 1876) (Amphibia, Anura Hyperoliidae).'' African Journal of Herpetology, 56, 23-37.



Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2008-09-02)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-09)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus vittiger <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/6805> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 2, 2024.



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