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Kassina decorata
family: Hyperoliidae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
See IUCN account.
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

Description
A rather small spotted Kassina (21-35 mm) from northern and north-western Cameroun. Similar to K. maculosa, but differing by the dorsal spots being at least twice as long as broad with a tendency to be placed in three longitudinal lines, the median one often forming an unbroken line. Marbling of limbs tends to be longitudinal.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

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Only known from three small areas in western and northern Cameroun.

Comments
Amiet (2007) removed this species from synonymy with K. maculosa.

Updated by A. Schiøtz, 2008.

References

Amiet, J. L. (2007). ''Les Phlyctimantis et Kassina du Cameroun.'' Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 114(1), 87-126.

Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.



Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2008-08-22
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-11-12)



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