Hyperolius pusillus (Cope, 1862)
Water Lily Reed Frog
© 2008 Frank Teigler (1 of 19)
The young tadpoles are green, the older ones greenish brown with light ventrum and a black tail tip. Size 35 mm (10+25). Tooth formula 1/3.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, United Republic of
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The eggs, light green in colour, are placed in batches of 20-120 in a single layer between leaves of floating vegetation.
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 pusillus: Water Lily Reed Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/572> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 7, 2022.
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