Hyperolius cinereus Monard, 1937

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

Hyperolius cinereus Monard, 1937 "1936", Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 62: 32. Holotype: MHNC 90.0857, according to Conradie, Branch, and Tolley, 2013, Zootaxa, 3635: 211. Type locality: "Kalukembé" (= Calaqumbe), Angola.

English Names

Monard's Reed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 67).

Ashy Reed Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 152).

Distribution

Southwestern quarter of Angola at elevations above 1200 m. 

Comment

See brief accounts by Laurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 149-151, Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 192, and Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 152–153 (in the sense of including Hyperolius raymondi). See comment under Hyperolius chelaensis. Conradie, Branch, and Tolley, 2013, Zootaxa, 3635: 201–223, redelimited and rediagnosed the species, recognizing Hyperolius raymondi, and discussed the range. 

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