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This form has previously been described as a subspecies of Hyperolius platyceps. The relationships between the forms formerly regarded as subspecies of H. platyceps are so uncertain that they are best treated as full species.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Zambia
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
There is no biological information for this species but it is recorded from the savanna belt, unlike H. platyceps which is a forest species.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-01-29
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius major <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/5706> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jul 5, 2020.
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