Hyperolius howelli Du Preez and Channing in Channing, Hillers, Lötters, Rödel, Schick, Conradie, Rödder, Mercurio, Wagner, Dehling, Du Preez, Kielgast, and Burger, 2013

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

Hyperolius howelli Du Preez and Channing in Channing, Hillers, Lötters, Rödel, Schick, Conradie, Rödder, Mercurio, Wagner, Dehling, Du Preez, Kielgast, and Burger, 2013, Zootaxa, 3620: 322. Holotype: SAIAB 118979, by original designation. Type locality: "Himo Road, Arusha, Tanzania (3° 21′29.6″ S; 36°50'15.3" E)" 

English Names

Howell's Long Reed Frog (original publication). 

Howell's Reed Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 178).

Distribution

Western and central Kenya (2 disjunct populations) and southern and northern Tanzania. 

Comment

In the Hyperolius nasutus species group according to the original publication. Spawls, Wasonga, and Drewes, 2019, Amph. Kenya: 21, provided a range map for Kenya, photograph, and brief characterization. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 178–179, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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