Hyperolius vilhenai Laurent, 1964

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

Hyperolius vilhenai Laurent, 1964, Publ. Cult. Companhia Diamantes Angola, 67: 155. Holotype: MD 6213, by original designation. Type locality: "galierie forestière de la rivière, Luíta, Poste de Cuílo, Lunda", Angola.

English Names

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

Vilhena's Reed Frog (Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 184).


Known only from the type locality (Cuílo, Lunda, northern Angola); likely to be found in adjacent Dem. Rep. Congo.


See brief accounts by Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 155 (who noted it to be only known from the holotype), and Channing, 2001, Amph. Cent. S. Afr.: 184-185.

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