Hyperolius torrentis Schiøtz, 1967

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

Hyperolius torrentis Schiøtz, 1967, Spolia Zool. Mus. Haun., 25: 218. Holotype: ZMUC R074376, by original designation. Type locality: "at a small stream near the village Biakpa, Ghana".

English Names

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

Distribution

Akwapim-Togo Range along the southeastern Ghana-Togo border; northeastern Benin.

Comment

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 288. Hillers, Boateng, Segniagbeto, Agyei, and Rödel, 2009, Zoosyst. Evol., Berlin, 85: 127–141, discussed the range and habitat of the species and provided a photograph. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 224, provided information on comparative larval morphology. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 127, provided a brief account and map.

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