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". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:41D3C41A-4501-4BEC-BFB6-B9C6C1518DC3

English Names

Great Lakes Spiny Reed Frog (original publication). 

Distribution

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). 

Comment

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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