Hyperolius bobirensis Schiøtz, 1967
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H. bobirensis is in many respects similar to H. zonatus, a vicariating form from further west. It differs in being larger, with a warty rather than smooth dorsum, and with much dilatable skin around the large gular flap.
The tadpoles have a long tail (190–210% of body length) and the usual tooth formula of 1/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Ghana
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The eggs are large with a white and light green pole. The jelly is milky.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-09)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius bobirensis <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/508> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 26, 2023.
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