Hyperolius bicolor Ahl, 1931

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Genus: Hyperolius > Species: Hyperolius bicolor

Hyperolius bicolor Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 414. Syntypes: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication; lost according to Laurent, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 208. Type locality: "Farenda Bango, Loanda", Angola. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 129, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

English Names

Two-colored Reed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 66).


Known only from the type locality (Farenda Bango, Loanda, Angola).


Probably a synonym of Hyperolius marmoratus insignis Bocage, 1867 (Laurent, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 208). Junior secondary homonym of Hyperolius bicolor (Gray, 1842) (= Litoria bicolor).

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