AmphibiaWeb - Hyperolius xenorhinus
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Hyperolius xenorhinus Laurent, 1972
family: Hyperoliidae
genus: Hyperolius
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 
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Description
A Hyperolius from the Ruwenzori area with very broad snout. Nares protruding. Female 39 mm. Only a single specimen is known. The very broad snout is different from the pointed snout in other Hyperolius. Laurent himself wonders whether this female may be an aberrant specimen of Hyperolius alticola.

Distribution and Habitat

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

 
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Only known from Mt. Teye at 1800 m, Ruwenzori, R. D. Congo.

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 2001-01-17)
Edited by: Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Hyperolius xenorhinus <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/604> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jul 14, 2024.



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