© 2012 Daniel Portik (1 of 13)
H. bobirensis is in many respects similar to H. zonatus, a vicariating form from further west. It differs in being larger, with a warty rather than smooth dorsum, and with much dilatable skin around the large gular flap.
The tadpoles have a long tail (190–210% of body length) and the usual tooth formula of 1/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The eggs are large with a white and light green pole. The jelly is milky.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-01-09
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius bobirensis <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/508> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 5, 2016.
Feedback or comments about this page.
Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2016. <http://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 5 Dec 2016.
AmphibiaWeb's policy on data use.