Hyperolius substriatus Ahl, 1931,

Conradie, Werner, Bittencourt-Silva, Gabriela B., Engelbrecht, Hanlie M., Loader, Simon P., Menegon, Michele, Nanvonamuquitxo, C, 2016, Exploration into the hidden world of Mozambique's sky island forests: new discoveries of reptiles and amphibians, Zoosystematics and Evolution 92 (2), pp. 163-180: 167

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zse.92.9948

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Hyperolius substriatus Ahl, 1931
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Anura Hyperoliidae

Hyperolius substriatus Ahl, 1931 

Material

Mt. Mabu ( PEM A11235, female, 27.7 mm SUL; PEM A11236, female, 30.4 mm SUL; PEM A11237, female, 28.0 mm SUL; PEM A11238, female, 27.3 mm SUL; PEM A11239, female, 29.0 mm SUL; PEM A11281, female, 29.7 mm SUL; PEM A11282, female, 29.6 mm SUL; PEM A11283, female, 23.4 mm SUL; PEM A11284, female, 35.3 mm SUL; PEM A11285, female, 22.5 mm SUL; PEM A11286, female, 22.1 mm SUL; PEM A11287, female, 29.1 mm SUL; PEM A11288, female, 27.2 mm SUL; PEM A11289, female, 26.9 mm SUL), Mt. Namuli ( PEM A11314, female, 27.3 mm SUL; PEM A11315, female, 27.4 mm SUL; PEM A11316, female, 23.4 mm SUL; PEM A11317, female, 32.4 mm SUL; PEM A11318, female, 32.4 mm SUL; PEM A11361, female, 24.8 mm SUL).

Comments

Found in abundance at low, mid (ca. 920 m asl) and high elevations along forested streams at both Mts. Mabu and Namuli. All material showed typical adult coloration, similar to that reported by Portik et al. (2013a) from Mt. Namuli.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Chordata

Class

Amphibia

Order

Anura

Family

Hyperoliidae

Genus

Hyperolius