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
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.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2008-09-02
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-09)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus vittiger <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/6805> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 24, 2017.
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