Hyperolius glandicolor Peters, 1878

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

Hyperolius glandicolor Peters, 1878, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1878: 208. Syntypes: ZMB 9299 (2 specimens), according to Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 84. Type locality: "Taita", Kenya. Synonymy with Hyperolius cinctiventris by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 126. Considered a subspecies of Hyperolius marmoratus by Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 84.

Hyperolius striolatus Peters, 1882, Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berlin, 1882: 9. Holotype: ZMB 9300 according to Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 84, and Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 45. Type locality: "Taita", Kenya. Considered a synonym of Hyperolius marmoratus glandicolor by Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 84.

Megalixalus pantherinus Steindachner, 1891, Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien, Math. Naturwiss. Kl., 28: 142. Holotype: Not stated; NHMW 3734, according to Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 29. Type locality: "Laikipia", 1800 m, Kenya. Synonymy with Hyperolius viridiflavus by Schiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 198. Synonymy with Hyperolius glandicolor by Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2000, J. Biogeograph., 27: 1235.

Rappia striolataTornier, 1896, in Möbius (ed.), Deutsch Ost-Afr., 3: 139.

Rappia glandicolorTornier, 1896, in Möbius (ed.), Deutsch Ost-Afr., 3: 154.

Rappia Ferniquei Mocquard, 1902, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 8: 407. Holotype: MNHNP 1902.184, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 56. Type locality: "de la rivière Atchi, à l'altitude de 1,450 mètres", Kenya. Synonymy with Hyperolius striolatus by Loveridge, 1933, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 74: 356; with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 56; Laurent, 1951, Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 38.

Rappia symetrica Mocquard, 1902, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 8: 408. Syntypes: MNHNP 1924.30–34, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 56. Type locality: "de la rivière Atchi, à l'altitude de 1,450 mètres", Kenya. Synonymy with Hyperolius striolatus by Loveridge, 1933, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 74: 346. Synonymy with Hyperolius undulatus by Loveridge, 1936, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 79: 372. Synonymy with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 56; Laurent, 1951, Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 23–50. Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387.

Rappia platyrhinus Procter, 1920, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1920: 416. Holotype: BMNH 1947.2.9.46, by museum records. Type locality: "Nairobi", Kenya. Placed in the synonymy of Hyperolius undulatus by Loveridge, 1936, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 79: 372. Synonymy with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387.

Hyperolius ferniqueiNoble, 1924, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 49: 252, 325.

Hyperolius goetzei Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 413. Syntypes: ZMB (2 specimens) unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Uhehe, Massai-Steppe", Tanzania. Considered a subspecies of Hyperolius marmoratus by Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 83. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 128, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent). Synonymy with Hyperolius glandicolor by Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2000, J. Biogeograph., 27: 1235.

Hyperolius coeruleopunctatus Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 350. Syntypes: ZMB (4 specimens) unnumbered, according to the original publication; ZMB 36115 considered a 'cotype' by Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 84. Type locality: "Britisch-Ostafrika" (= Kenya). Synonymy with Hyperolius striolatus by Loveridge, 1933, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 74: 346. Synonymy with Hyperolius striolatus by Loveridge, 1933, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 74: 346; with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 76, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

Hyperolius scheffleri Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 387. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Kibwezi, Britisch-Ostafrika [= Kenya]". Placed in the synonymy of Hyperolius striolatus by Loveridge, 1936, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 79: 372. Synonymy with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 111, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

Hyperolius pulchromarmoratus Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 367. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Britisch Ostafrika" (= Kenya). Provisional synonymy by Schiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 200. Placed in the synonymy of Hyperolius striolatus by Loveridge, 1936, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 79: 372. Synonymy with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 92, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

Hyperolius ferniqueiAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 375.

Hyperolius albolabris Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 287. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered according to the original publication. Type locality: "Kwa Buosch oder Bnorch, (Deutsch-Ostafrika [=Tanzania])". The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 33, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).Synonymy with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387.

Hyperolius bergeri Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 346. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Guaso Narok (Englisch-Ostafrika)" (= Uaso Narok, Kenya). Synonymy with Hyperolius marmoratus striolatus by Laurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 387. Synonymy by Schiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 198. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 73, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

Hyperolius marmoratus ommatostictus Laurent, 1951, Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 36. Types: MNHNP 1912.383, by original designation. Type locality: "Kibonoto [= Kibongoto], Kilimandjaro", Tanzania. Synonymy with Hyperolius glandicolor by Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2000, J. Biogeograph., 27: 1235.

Hyperolius marmoratus striolatusLaurent, 1951, Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 38.

Hyperolius viridiflavus pitmaniLaurent, 1952 "1951", Ann. Soc. R. Zool. Belg., 82: 394. Types: Not stated, presumably in MRAC or IRSNB. Type locality: "lac Bunyoni", Uganda. Synonymy with Hyperolius glandicolor by Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2000, J. Biogeograph., 27: 1235.

Hyperolius pantherinusLoveridge, 1957, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., 117: 326.

Hyperolius marmoratus goetzei — Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 83.

Hyperolius viridiflavus ngorongoriensis Schiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 210. Holotype: ZMUC R079324, by original designation. Type locality: "Ngorongoro Crater Rim, Tanzania". Synonymy by Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2001, Amphibia-Reptilia, 22: 159; by implication of stating the "H. v[iridiflavus] from ngorongoro" belonged in this synonymy.

Hyperolius viridiflavus pantherinusSchiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 198; Häupl, Tiedemann, and Grillitsch, 1994, Kat. Wiss. Samml. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, 9: 29.

Hyperolius orkarkarri Drewes, 1997, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 49: 440. Holotype: CAS 186087, by original designation. Type locality: "Tanzania: Mara Region: Serengeti Dist: Serengeti National Park: Moru Kopjes, on Gong Rock. 02° 43.05 S; 34° 47.6 E at an elevation of 1585 m." Synonymy by Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 163. See comment by Broadley, 2007, Afr. J. Herpetol., 56: 97–98.

Hyperolius pitmaniPickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: 423.

English Names

Peters Reed Frog (Measey, Malonza, and Muchai, 2009, Amph. Taita Hills: 51).

Distribution

Southern Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, southern Uganda; likely adjacent Dem. Rep. Congo, northeastern Malawi and extreme northern Mozambique (see comment).

Comment

Removed from the synonymy of Hyperolius marmoratus by Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2000, J. Biogeograph., 27: 1231–1243 (who provided a new concept and range), and Wieczorek, Drewes, and Channing, 2001, Amphibia-Reptilia, 22: 159, where it had been placed by Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 84. Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 162–163, provided an account and who regarded the range as "from southern and central Kenya, central Tanzania including the Serengeti, to southwestern Uganda." Malonza, Lötters, and Measey, 2010, J. E. Afr. Nat. Hist., 99: 56, commented on range, habitat, and conservation status in the Taita Hills of Kenya. Measey, Malonza, and Muchai, 2009, Amph. Taita Hills: 50–52, provided a brief account and photo for the Taita Hills, Kenya. Conradie, Branch, Measey, and Tolley, 2012, Zootaxa, 3269: 1–17, suggested that Hyperolius glandicolor is the sister taxon of Hyperolius viridiflavus + (Hyperolius tuberculartus + Hyperolius angolensis [= presumably, Hyperolius parallelus]).See general discussion of the Hyperolius viridiflavus–parallelus–marginatus group by Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 206–228, and specifically (including the forms now assigned to Hyperolius glandicolor he calls Pantherinus, Ferniquei, Glandicolor, Ommatostictus, Goetzi, and Ngorongoensis). Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 178–181, provided brief accounts as Hyperolius glandicolor and Hyperolius goetzi

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