AmphibiaWeb - Hyperolius cinereus


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Hyperolius cinereus Monard, 1937
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Hyperolius

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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A rather small Hyperolius (males to 24 mm, females to 28 mm) from Angola. Colour in alcohol pale above and blue-grey below. Darker dorsolateral bands converge bluntly before reaching the level of the eye. Inner surfaces of femur red. Eyes large. Pupil horizontal.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola


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There are no field observations on this species, recorded from some localities in Angola.

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


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

Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-29)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius cinereus <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 6, 2023.

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