Hyperolius ghesquieri Laurent, 1943

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

Hyperolius ghesquieri Laurent, 1943, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Zool., 4: 98. Holotype: MRAC 1159, by original designation. Type locality: "Befale (Tshuapa)", central Dem. Rep. Congo.

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Befale, central Dem. Rep. Congo.


Extremely poorly known, known only from the holotype, and likely close to Hyperolius acutirostris, according to Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 153.

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