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Kassina decorata (Angel, 1940)
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Kassina

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Vulnerable (VU)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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View Bd and Bsal data (7 records).

Description
A rather small spotted Kassina (21-35 mm) from northern and north-western Cameroun. Similar to K. maculosa, but differing by the dorsal spots being at least twice as long as broad with a tendency to be placed in three longitudinal lines, the median one often forming an unbroken line. Marbling of limbs tends to be longitudinal.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Cameroon, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

 

View distribution map in BerkeleyMapper.
View Bd and Bsal data (7 records).
Only known from three small areas in western and northern Cameroun.

Comments
Amiet (2007) removed this species from synonymy with K. maculosa.

Updated by A. Schiøtz, 2008.

References

Amiet, J. L. (2007). ''Les Phlyctimantis et Kassina du Cameroun.'' Revue Suisse de Zoologie, 114(1), 87-126.

Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.



Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2008-08-22)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-11-12)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Kassina decorata <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3686> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Apr 18, 2024.



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