Hyperolius mosaicus Perret, 1959
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Tadpoles are dark, with a tooth formula of 1/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon, Gabon
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Like the similar H. acutirostris it breeds in small bodies of water in trees. Batches of eggs, 10–20 in number, are deposited just above water in the gelatinous jelly. After 13 to 20 days the tadpoles drop into the water.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-10)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius mosaicus <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/555> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 11, 2023.
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