Afrixalus quadrivittatus
family: Hyperoliidae
Species Description: Koehler, Scheelke, Schick, Veith, and Loetters, 2005, Afr. Zool., 40: 132

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None



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This name is used with some uncertainty for one or several species of striped Afrixalus from open vegetation in the forest belt and humid savanna in central Africa. The name Afrixalus brevipalmatus is used in Cameroun, possibly for the same species (for further discussion, see the account under A. fulvovittatus).

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania, United Republic of


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This species is found in central Africa. It inhabits open vegetation, in humid savanna and the forest belt. Since both the taxonomy and nomenclature are unsettled, it is difficult to give an exact distribution with confidence.

Written by Arne Schi√łtz (arne AT, *
First submitted 2008-08-22
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-10-01)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus quadrivittatus <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 21, 2020.

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