© 2008 Arne Schiotz (1 of 2)
H. laurenti seems to vicariate for the western H. chlorosteus, and a specimen collected in Lakota, Côte d’Ivoire, seems to show some transition in pattern. The gular flap and voice are so different however that they should be regarded as separate species.
The tadpole has a very long tail (200–250% of body length) and a tooth formula of 1/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The eggs have a brownish green and light grey pole. The jelly is clear.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-01-09
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius laurenti <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/545> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jul 16, 2019.
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