Hyperolius constellatus Laurent, 1951

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

Hyperolius castaneus constellatus Laurent, 1951, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 44: 369. Holotype: MRAC unnumbered, according to the original publication. Type locality: "Riv. Kitadjabukwe, 2.800-2.850 m., bassin de l'Ulindi, Terr. d'Uvira, Kivu", Dem. Rep. Congo.

Hyperolius castaneus submarginatus Laurent, 1952, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 46: 31. Holotype: MRAC unnumbered, by original designation. Type locality: "Riv. Kabumbe, région du Mont Kabobo, alt. 2. 400 mètres, Terr. d'Albertsville, Tanganyika", Dem. Rep. Congo. Synonymy by Greenbaum, Sinsch, Lehr, Valdez, and Kusamba, 2013, Zootaxa, 3731: 473. 

Hyperolius constellatusGreenbaum, Sinsch, Lehr, Valdez, and Kusamba, 2013, Zootaxa, 3731: 473. 

 

Distribution

Highlands of the Itombwe and Kabobo Plateaus, 2800 to 2850 m elevation, on the western branch of the Albertine Rift in the Dem. Rep. Congo. 

Comment

See comment under Hyperolius castaneus with which the literature of this species is closely entwined. Greenbaum, Sinsch, Lehr, Valdez, and Kusamba, 2013, Zootaxa, 3731: 73–494, reported on the systematics and geographic variation and rejected subspecies.   

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