A rather small Leptopelis from montane grassland and highland heather in eastern R. D. Congo and south-western Uganda with reduced webbing and a small tympanum. Dorsum often green. Vocal sac in males blue.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Rwanda, Uganda
Montane grasslands in south-western Uganda and adjacent R.D. Congo.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The voice is a buzzing followed by a slow, atonal clack, sometimes a clack alone.
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.
Written by Arne Schioetz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-02-12
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
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