© 2008 Arne Schiotz (1 of 4)
Although males of H. schoutedeni and H. cinnamomeoventris are very similar, there are differences: H. schoutedeni is generally larger, and the dorsal surface of the tibia in cinnamomeoventris is normally uniform or with small dark spots while in schoutedeni it has longitudinal stripes. H. schoutedeni often has a large round red spot on the dorsal surface of the foot.
The tadpoles are brown with numerous thin dark stripes on the sides of the body. Tooth formula 1/3.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Congo, Congo, the Democratic Republic of the
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-01-10
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-03-03)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius schoutedeni <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/583> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jan 18, 2019.
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