Hyperolius gularis Ahl, 1931

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

Hyperolius gularis Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 408. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication; lost, according to Laurent, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 211. Type locality: "Loanda", Angola. The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 125, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

English Names

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


Known only from the type locality (Luanda, Angola).


Probably a synonym of Hyperolius marmoratus (Laurent, 1985, In Frost (ed.), Amph. Species World: 211). Not mentioned by Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.Marques, Ceríaco, Blackburn, and Bauer, 2018, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 65 (Suppl. II): 103, commented on the arguable status of this taxon. 

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