Hyperolius cinereus
family: Hyperoliidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


A rather small Hyperolius (males to 24 mm, females to 28 mm) from Angola. Colour in alcohol pale above and blue-grey below. Darker dorsolateral bands converge bluntly before reaching the level of the eye. Inner surfaces of femur red. Eyes large. Pupil horizontal.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Angola

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There are no field observations on this species, recorded from some localities in Angola.

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 Schiøtz (arne AT, *
First submitted 2001-01-29
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

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