IUCN threat status:

Endangered (EN)

Comprehensive Description

Read full entry

Description

A large tree frog (males 27-41 mm, females 36-49 mm) endemic to São Tomé Island. Dorsum uniform brown, or green to blue-green, ventrum marbled in white, orange and black, ventral surfaces of limbs richly marbled in orange and black. Dorsum of males densely beset with small spines. Pupil horizontal.

Hyperolius thomensis is an island giant; it is the largest member of the genus Hyperolius.

Trusted

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 (CC BY 3.0)

© AmphibiaWeb © 2000-2015 The Regents of the University of California

Source: AmphibiaWeb

Belongs to 0 communities

This taxon hasn't been featured in any communities yet.

Learn more about Communities

Disclaimer

EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!