This form was described as a subspecies of a member of the fulvovittatus group, but since the taxonomy of this group is so unsettled and the present form is rather aberrant it is best kept separate.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Updated by A. Schiøtz, 2008.
Pickersgill, M. (2007). ''A redefinition of Afrixalus fulvovittatus (Cope, 1860) and Afrixalus vittiger (Peters, 1876) (Amphibia, Anura Hyperoliidae).'' African Journal of Herpetology, 56, 23-37.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-29)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-30)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus upembae <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/5701> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 4, 2021.
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