Hyperolius bangwae Perret, 1966

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Hyperoliinae > Genus: Hyperolius > Species: Hyperolius bangwae

Hyperolius nitidulus bangwae Perret, 1966, Zool. Jahrb., Jena, Abt. Syst., 93: 415. Holotype: MHNG 1039.2, by original designation. Type locality: "Bangwa", Cameroon. Formerly placed in the synonymy of Hyperolius viridiflavus pallidus (now Hyperolius tuberculatus pallidus) by implication of Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 206.

Hyperolius bangwae — Channing, 2022, Zootaxa, 5134: 334. 

English Names

None noted. 


Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, and Rep. Congo

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon, Congo, Republic of the, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon


Removed from the synonymy of Hyperolius nitidulus by Channing, 2022, Zootaxa, 5134: 334, on the basis of molecular evidence showing it to be most closely related to Hyperolius tuberculatus, and also described the advertisement call and comparative external morphology. 

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