Hyperolius camerunensis Amiet, 2004

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

Hyperolius camerunensis Amiet, 2004, Rev. Suisse Zool., 111: 569. Holotype: MHNG 2643.58, by original designation. Type locality: "Bakwat", Cameroon.

English Names

Cameroon Reed Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 190).   


Farmbush region of southwestern Cameroon.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Cameroon

Endemic: Cameroon


Most similar to Hyperolius riggenbachi according to the original publication. See 330 for Cameroon by Amiet, 2012, Rainettes Cameroun: 330-336. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 190–191, 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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