Hyperolius koehleri Mertens, 1940

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

Hyperolius köhleri Mertens, 1940, Senckenb. Biol., 22: 121. Holotype: SMF 28291, according to Laurent IN Frost, 1985, Amph. Species World: 211. Type locality: "Musake-Quelle, oberhalb Buëa, 1800 m. H., Kamerun-Berg", Cameroon.

Chlorolius koehleriPerret, 1988, Bull. Soc. Neuchatel. Sci. Nat., 111: 46.

Hyperolius (Chlorolius) koehleriAmiet, 2012, Rainettes Cameroun: 362.

English Names

Koehler's Green Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 66).

Distribution

Southeasternmost Nigeria through southern Cameroon to northern Gabon in forest; likely to be found in Equatorial Guinea and adjacent Rep. Congo.

Comment

Discussed by (as Hyperolius koehleri) Amiet, 1977 "1976", Ann. Fac. Sci. Cameroun, 21–22: 159–169, who described the tadpoles. See brief account and map by Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 88–89. See account for Cameroon by Amiet, 2012, Rainettes Cameroun: 362-371. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 198–199, reported on comparative tadpole morphology (as Chlorolius koehleri).

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