Hyperolius dartevellei Laurent, 1943

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

Hyperolius dartevellei Laurent, 1943, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Zool., 4: 72. Holotype: MRAC 38385, by original designation. Type locality: "Zambi (Bas-Congo)", Dem. Rep. Congo. 

Hyperolius sagitta Laurent, 1943, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Zool., 4: 71. Holotype: MRAC 23323, by original designation. Type locality: "Kambo (Haut Luapula, entre Kasenga et le L. Moero)", Dem. Rep. Congo. Synonymy with Hyperolius nasutus by Laurent, 1957, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 42: 1-47.

Hyperolius nasutus sagittaLaurent, 1957, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 42: 1-47. Subspecies distinctiveness rejected by Inger, 1968, Explor. Parc Natl. Garamba, Miss. H. de Saeger, 52: 137. See Channing, Moyer, and Burger, 2002, Afr. Zool., 37: 97. In the Hyperolius nasutus group of Amiet, 2005, Rev. Suisse Zool., 112: 271-310. Synonymy by Channing, Hillers, Lötters, Rödel, Schick, Conradie, Rödder, Mercurio, Wagner, Dehling, Du Preez, Kielgast, and Burger, 2013, Zootaxa, 3620: 319. 

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Southern Cameroon, east and south through Gabon to the lower Congo Basin and the most northern parts of Angola, and the north-western Zambian highlands 

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Hyperolius adspersus by Channing, Hillers, Lötters, Rödel, Schick, Conradie, Rödder, Mercurio, Wagner, Dehling, Du Preez, Kielgast, and Burger, 2013, Zootaxa, 3620: 319,  where it had been placed by Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 92. Removed from the synonymy of Hyperolius nasutus by Amiet, 2005, Rev. Suisse Zool., 112: 274, where it had been placed as a subspecies by Laurent, 1957, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 42: 1-47; and Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 92. In the Hyperolius nasutus group of Amiet, 2005, Rev. Suisse Zool., 112: 271-310, who discussed this and other species of this group in Cameroon. Schiøtz, 2006, Alytes, 24: 68, provided some comments on confusion with Hyperolius nasutus. Schiøtz, 2006, Alytes, 24: 46, provided a record for central Dem. Rep. Congo and discussed the difficulty in application of the name. Pauwels and Rödel, 2007, Herpetozoa, Wien, 19: 135-148, did not register the species as occurring in Gabon. See account for Cameroon by Amiet, 2012, Rainettes Cameroun: 288-295.

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