Knysna Spiny Reed Frog
Species Description: Loveridge, A. (1954). "New frogs of the genera Hyperolius and Arthroleptis from South Africa." Annals of the Natal Museum 13: 95–99.
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Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: South Africa
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Voice. – Groups of calling males congregate among reeds and on water-lily leaves some distance from the banks in water, which is about 30 cm deep. Voice a long trill or buzz, a soft, insect-like protracted “greeek” produced continuously for 15 to 20 seconds. It can only be heard a few feet away.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-01)
Edited by: Arie van der Meijden (2021-11-02)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2021 Afrixalus knysnae: Knysna Spiny Reed Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/453> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 13, 2022.
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