Alexteroon hypsiphonus Amiet, 2000

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Genus: Alexteroon > Species: Alexteroon hypsiphonus

Alexteroon hypsiphonus Amiet, 2000, Alytes, 17: 146. Holotype: MNHNP 1999.5564, by original designation. Type locality: "Ekomtolo, . . . 450-500 m", Cameroon.

English Names

None noted.


Southern Cameroon and Gabon, to be expected in adjacent Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Rep. Congo, and Dem. Rep. Congo.


Frétey and Blanc, 2001, Bull. Soc. Zool. France, 126: 382, reported this species from Gabon. See account for Cameroon by Amiet, 2012, Rainettes Cameroun: 136-144. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 195–196, reported on comparative tadpole morphology.

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.