Afrixalus lacustris Greenbaum, Dehling, Kusamba, and Portik, 2022

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae > Genus: Afrixalus > Species: Afrixalus lacustris

Afrixalus lacustris Greenbaum, Dehling, Kusamba, and Portik in Greenbaum, Portik, Allen, Vaughan, Badjedjea, Barej, Behangana, Conkey, Dumbo, Gonwouo, Hirschfeld, Hughes, Igunzi, Kasumba, Lukwago, Masudi, Penner, Reyes, Rödel, Roelke, Romero, and Dehling, 2022, Zootaxa, 5174: 218. Holotype: UTEP 20805, by original designation. Type locality: "from the vicinity of Kalundu (03.15552° S, 28.42108° E, 1482 m), South Kivu Province, DRC". Zoobank publication registration: 907AF4BD-6427-4A99-B2A7-D8A5B344F31C

English Names

Great Lakes Spiny Reed Frog (original publication). 


Lowland rainforest in southwestern Uganda and eastern Dem. Rep. Congo (eastern Orientale Province, Kivu Nord and Kivu Sud, to southern Manema and central Kasai-Oriental). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Uganda


Confused previously with Afrixalus laevis according to the original publication where comparative morphology, morphometrics, molecular markers, and natural history were provided. 

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