Hyperolius semidiscus Hewitt, 1927
Yellow-striped Reed Frog, Umgqagqa wemigqa ephuzi (Zulu)
|Species Description: Hewitt, J. (1927). Further descriptions of reptiles and batrachians from South Africa. Record of the Albany Museum. Grahamstown 3: 371–415.|
© 1998 Miguel Vences and Frank Glaw (1 of 4)
The tadpoles reach 48 mm. They are light brown with a pale underside and mottled fins. Tooth formula 1/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: South Africa, Swaziland
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
The eggs are deposited in water in clutches of about 30. Total clutch size is about 200.
Phaka, F.M., Netherlands, E.C., Kruger, D.J.D., Du Preez, L.H. (2019). Folk taxonomy and indigenous names for frogs in Zululand, South Africa. J Ethnobiology Ethnomedicine 15, 17. [link]
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 (2023-05-31)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2023 Hyperolius semidiscus: Yellow-striped Reed Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/585> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.
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