AmphibiaWeb - Congolius robustus
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Congolius robustus
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Congolius

© 2008 Arne Schiotz (1 of 3)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Description
A large Hyperolius (males 30–37 mm, females 34–37 mm) from central R. D. Congo. Snout rather long. Pupil horizontal. Gular flap very large, flat, yellow. Dorsum orange to reddish or brown, densely beset with brown spots dorsally. Ventrum and feet yellow.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

 

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Known from northern Sankuru, central R. D. Congo. I have collected a single specimen at a bushland locality (Monkoto, near Salonga N. P.).

Comments
This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.

References

Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.



Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-10)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Congolius robustus <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/580> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 23, 2022.



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