Hyperolius horstockii (Schlegel, 1837)
Horstock's Reed Frog
© 2016 Daniel Portik (1 of 5)
Tadpoles reach 40 mm. They are brown with longitudinal darker bands on the tail. Tooth formula is 1/3.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: South Africa
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Breeding takes place from early spring till summer. The eggs are attached to roots of water plants below water level and are white with a brown pole.
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 (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius horstockii: Horstock's Reed Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/535> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 26, 2023.
Feedback or comments about this page.
Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2023. <https://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 26 Mar 2023.
AmphibiaWeb's policy on data use.