AmphibiaWeb - Hyperolius marginatus


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Hyperolius marginatus Peters, 1854
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Hyperolius
Species Description: Wieczorek, A.M., R.C. Drewes, A. Channing. 2000. Biogeography and evolutionary History of Hyperolius species: application of molecular phylogeny. J. Biogeog 27:1231.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, the Democratic Republic of the, Mozambique, Tanzania, United Republic of, Zambia


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Member of the Hyperolius viridiflavus superspecies, and treated under that heading. (See H. viridiflavus account for description.) Sometimes regarded as a separate species comprised of the forms H. argentovittis, H. albofasciatus, H. melanoleucus, and H. marginatus.

Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2008-03-02)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius marginatus <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 22, 2024.

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