Hyperolius olivaceus Peters, 1876

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

Hyperolius olivaceus Peters, 1876, Monatsber. Preuss. Akad. Wiss. Berlin, 1876: 120. Syntypes: ZMB 8829 (2 specimens) according to Bauer, Günther, and Klipfel, 1995, in Bauer et al. (eds.), Herpetol. Contr. W.C.H. Peters: 44. Type locality: "Limbareni am Ogowe" [= Lambarene, Gabon]. 

Distribution

Coastal region of Gabon and Rep. Congo to southwestern Equatorial Guinea. 

Comment

Resurrected from the synonymy of Hyperolius cinnamomeoventris by Bell, Parra, Badjedjea, Barej, Blackburn, Burger, Channing, Dehling, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Kielgast, Kasumba, Lötters, McLaughlin, Nagy, Rödel, Portik, Stuart, VanDerWal, Zassi-Boulou, and Zamudio, 2017, Mol. Ecol., 26: 52235244, who also discussed biogeography. Previously considered a junior synonym of Hyperolius fuscigula by Boulenger, 1882, Cat. Batr. Sal. Coll. Brit. Mus., Ed. 2: 124. Recognized by Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 293. Synonymy by Laurent, 1943, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Zool., 4: 67, 80. Synonymy considered tentative by Lötters, Gossmann, Obame, and Böhme, 2001, Herpetofauna, Weinstadt, 23: 28-29. Gilbert and Bell, 2017 "2018", Biol. J. Linn. Soc., 123: 1–11, reported on advertisement call. 

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