Hyperolius montanus (Angel, 1924)

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

Rappia montana Angel, 1924, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Paris, 30: 269. Syntypes: MNHNP 1924.30–34, according to Guibé, 1950 "1948", Cat. Types Amph. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat.: 56. Type locality: "Mont Kinangop (altitude: 2,400 à 3,100 metres). Chaîne de l'Aberdare", Kenya.

Hyperolius montanusAhl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 322.

English Names

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

Montane Reed Frog (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 171).

Distribution

Montane grasslands and farmland in the highlands around Mt. Kenya; Mau Forest west of Rift Valley.

Comment

See comment by Köhler, Scheelke, Schick, Veith, and Lötters, 2005, Afr. Zool., 40: 136.  Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 181–182, Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 171–172, and Pickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: 368–370, provided accounts.

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