Afrixalus vittiger
family: Hyperoliidae
Species Description: Gilles S, Grell O, Sinsin B, Rodel M-O, 2006. The amphibian fauna of Pendjari National Park and surrounding, northern Benin. Salamandra 42:93-108.;ASW

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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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A name currently used for the savanna-living populations of the striped Afrixalus distributed throughout Western Africa, probably extending as far as western Ethiopia. There is uncertainty about both the species delimitation and the name. See further discussion under the account for Afrixalus fulvovittatus.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal


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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.

Written by Arne Schi√łtz (arne AT, *
First submitted 2008-09-02
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-09)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Afrixalus vittiger <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 19, 2018.

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