Hyperolius soror (Chabanaud, 1921)

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

Rappia soror Chabanaud, 1921, Bull. Com. Études Hist. Scient. Afr. Occid. Franç., 1921: 458. Syntypes: MNHNP 1921.185, according to the original publication. Type locality: "N'Zérékoré", Guinea.

Hyperolius sororAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 299.

English Names

Soror Reed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 68).


Southern Guinea; presumably also in adjacent Liberia, and western Ivory Coast.


See comment under Hyperolius wermuthi, with which it may be conspecific. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 221–222, provided information on comparative larval morphology.

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