Hyperolius pickersgilli Raw, 1982
Umgqagqa ka-Pickersgill (Zulu)
|Species Description: Raw, L. R. G. (1982). A new species of reed frog (Amphibia: Hyperoliidae) from the coastal lowlands of Natal, South Africa. Durban Museum Novitates 13: 117–126.|
© 2004 Robert C. Drewes (1 of 1)
Tooth formula of tadpole 1/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: South Africa
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The eggs are apparently placed above water. The jelly is clear and the eggs have a brown and white pole.
This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.
Phaka, F.M., Netherlands, E.C., Kruger, D.J.D., Du Preez, L.H. (2019). Folk taxonomy and indigenous names for frogs in Zululand, South Africa. J Ethnobiology Ethnomedicine 15, 17. [link]
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 (2023-05-31)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2023 Hyperolius pickersgilli: Umgqagqa ka-Pickersgill (Zulu) <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/563> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 22, 2023.
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