IUCN threat status:

Near Threatened (NT)

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A small Hyperolius (males 19–22 mm) from bushland localities in coastal Cameroun. Dorsum and upper surfaces of limbs with variously sized warts. Dorsum grey or whitish with an hour-glass pattern of somewhat varying shape in darker brown or blackish. There is a light area on the snout, one in the sacral region and a pair of broad dorsolateral bands, sometimes confluent. Ventrum in life translucent greenish or bluish. Feet and hands with the same colour. Gular flap very large. Pupil horizontal. No different phases or morphs nor different pattern between the sexes.

The tadpoles are small, up to 30 mm in length with a tooth formula of 1/3.

This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.


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