Hyperolius endjami Amiet, 1980
© 2008 Jean-Louis Amiet (1 of 1)
H. endjami is very similar and possibly related to H. acutirostris and H. mosaicus. It seems to be separated into two populations in Cameroun, with some differences in dimensions and pattern. H. endjami differs from H. acutirostris and H. mosaicus in its larger gular flap and reduced black ventral pigmentation. From H. acutirostris furthermore it differs in pattern in that the dorsal markings do not form transverse bands and the light band on the hindpart of the back in acutirostris is absent in endjami. From H. mosaicus it differs in the absence of small white tubercles on its back.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
H. endjami breeds in flooded swamps with shallow water, and in small pools. A small number of eggs surrounded by clear jelly are placed out of water.
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 Hyperolius endjami <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/524> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.
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