Hyperolius kibarae Laurent, 1957

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

Hyperolius kibarae Laurent, 1957, Explor. Parc Natl. Upemba, Miss. G.F. de Witte, 42: 8. Holotype: IRSNB 1.117 according to Lang, 1990, Doc. Trav., Inst. R. Sci. Nat. Belg., 59: 8. Type locality: "Lusinga, 1. 760 m", Upemba National Park, Katanga Province, southeastern Dem. Rep. Congo.

English Names

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

Distribution

Highlands of lower Katanga in Upemba National Park, southeastern Dem. Rep. Congo.

Comment

Related to the Hyperolius marginatusHyperolius castaneus group of species according to the original publication. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 189, provided a brief account and map. 

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