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Hyperolius leucotaenius Laurent, 1950

White-striped reed frog

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1950 or prior

Rediscovered in 30 December 2010

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

The "area to the west of the southern part of the Itombwe Highlands and northern slopes of the Kabobo Highlands, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo" (Schiøtz, 2004)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

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References

Original scientific description:

Laurent, R. F. (1950). Diagnoses preliminaires de treize batraciens nouveaux d'Afrique centrale. Revue de Zoologie et Botanie Africaine 44: 1-18.

 

Other references:

Greenbaum, Eli and Kusamba, Chifundera. (2012). Conservation Implications Following the Rediscovery of Four Frog Species from the Itombwe Natural Reserve, Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Herpetological Review 43(2): 253-259.

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2015. Hyperolius leucotaenius. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T56157A16939573. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-2.RLTS.T56157A16939573.en. Downloaded on 19 February 2017.

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

https://web.archive.org/web/20110723030833/https://eligreenbaum.iss.utep.edu/lost_amphibians.htm

 

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