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The known samples of this species show much variation in pattern, so much so that it is hard to believe they all belong to the same species. Richards and Schiøtz (1977) have been able to separate one cryptic species from the complex as H. cystocandicans.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Richards, C. M. and Schiøtz, A. (1977). ''A new species of reed frog, Hyperolius cystocandicans from montane Kenya.'' Copeia, 1977(2), 295-294.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-01-29
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius montanus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/554> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 22, 2016.
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