Hyperolius burgessi Loader, Lawson, Portik, and Menegon, 2015

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

Hyperolius burgessi Loader, Lawson, Portik, and Menegon, 2015, BMC Res. Notes, 8 (Art. 167): 5. Holotype: BMNH 1974.299, by original designation. Type locality: "Amani Nature Reserve, East Usambara Mountains, Tanzania". urn:lsid:zoobank.org:act:568E4D94-9 F08-417D-81FB-9BF9F230B7BB

English Names

Burgess' Reed Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 200).

Distribution

 East Usambara, South Nguru, and Uluguru Mountains in Tanzania at high elevation. 

Comment

Previously confused with Hyperolius spinigularis according to the original publication; see comments under Hyperolius spinigularis for relevant literature. In the Hyperolius spinigularis group ofLoader, Lawson, Portik, and Menegon, 2015, BMC Res. Notes, 8 (Art. 167): 1–16, who provided a key to the species. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 200–201, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map. See 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: 859–875, for phylogenetic placement. 

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