Kassina decorata
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 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.

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

Updated by A. Schiøtz, 2008.


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, *
First submitted 2008-08-22
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-11-12)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Kassina decorata <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 26, 2016.

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