Callixalus Laurent, 1950

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Genus: Callixalus
1 species

Callixalus Laurent, 1950, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 44: 5. Type species: Callixalus pictus Laurent, 1950, by original designation.

English Names

African Painted Frogs (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 66).

Painted Frogs (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 150).


Itombwe and Kabobo highlands of eastern Dem. Rep. Congo, never below 2100 m elevation.


Unassigned to subfamily by Nečas, Kielgast, Nagy, Chifundera, and Gvoždík, 2022, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 174 (107514): 8.

Contained taxa (1 sp.):

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