Hyperolius chrysogaster Laurent, 1950

Goldbelly reed frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1954

Rediscovered before 2012

IUCN RedList status: Near Threatened



"Kivu Province in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, from Mount Ruwenzori south to the northern slopes of the Itombwe Mountains" (Schiøtz, 2004)


Biology & Ecology










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:

IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group. 2015. Hyperolius chrysogaster. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2015: e.T56124A16937804. Downloaded on 19 February 2017.

Laurent, R.F. 1972. Amphibiens. Exploration du Parc National des Virunga, 2e Ser. 22: 1-125.

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


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