Hyperoliinae Laurent, 1943

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae
203 species

English Names

Reed Frogs (Lambiris, 1990 "1989", Monogr. Mus. Reg. Sci. Nat. Torino, 10: 156).

Distribution

Subsaharan Africa; Madagascar; Seychelles. 

Comment

 Portik, Bell, Blackburn, Bauer, Barratt, Branch, Burger, Channing, Colston, Conradie, Dehling, Drewes, Ernst, Greenbaum, Gvoždík, Harvey, Hillers, Hirschfeld, Jongsma, Kielgast, Kouete, Lawson, Leaché, Loader, Lötters, van der Meijden, Menegon, Müller, Nagy, Ofori-Boateng, Ohler, Papenfuss, Rößler, Sinsch, Rödel, Veith, Vindum, Zassi-Boulou, and McGuire, 2019, Syst. Biol., 68: 866, as part of a major study on the evolution within Afrobatrachia, recognized the subfamily, but noted that Alexteroon, Arlequinus, Callixalus, Chrysobatrachus, and Kassinula should be included in future phylogenetic studies to confirm their placement. See comment under Hyperoliidae for relevant literature. 

Contained taxa (203 sp.):

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