Hyperolius quadratomaculatus Ahl, 1931

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

Hyperolius quadratomaculatus Ahl, 1931, Das Tierreich, 55: 412. Holotype: ZMB unnumbered, according to the original publication; ZMB 36108, according to Laurent, 1961, Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr., 64: 70. Type locality: "Mohorro, Deutsch-Ostafrika [=Tanzania]". The description in Ahl, 1931, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin, 17: 127, appeared a few weeks later according to unpublished notes by A. Loveridge (fide R. Laurent).

English Names

Four-spotted Reed Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 68).


Known only from the type locality (Mohorro, eastern Tanzania).


Not mentioned by Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 396, regarded this nominal taxon as too insufficiently known to treat adequately in their fieldguide.

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