Hyperolius polystictus Laurent, 1943

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

Hyperolius polystictus Laurent, 1943, Ann. Mus. R. Congo Belge, Tervuren, Zool., 4: 133. Holotype: MRAC 181o, by original designation. Type locality: "Lofoi (Katanga [Province])", Dem. Rep. Congo.

English Names

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


Likely restricted to the vicinity of the falls on the Lofoi River, Katanga Province, southeastern Dem. Rep. Congo.


Likely restricted to the surroundings of the falls of the Lofoi River, Dem. Rep. Congo, according to Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 154. See map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 287.

External links:

Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content.