AmphibiaWeb - Hyperolius ghesquieri
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Hyperolius ghesquieri
family: Hyperoliidae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Description
A large Hyperolius (about 37 mm) from R. D. Congo. Dorsum with a pattern in greyish-white and brownish. Seems, according to Laurent, to be close to H. acutirostris.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 

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Only one specimen known, from central R. D. Congo.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
This species was described based on a single sample, and nothing is known of its biology or overall distribution. It is included based on Laurent’s authority.

Comments
This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.

References

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



Originally submitted by: Arne Schiøtz (first posted 2001-01-10)

Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius ghesquieri <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/532> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Apr 21, 2021.



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