Hyperolius watsonae Pickersgill, 2007

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

Hyperolius watsonae Pickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: 382. Holotype: LIVM 1998.46.69, by original designation. Type locality: "Ngezi F[orest]. R[eserve]., Pemba", Tanzania.

English Names

Watson's Reed Frog (Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 176)


Known only from the type locality (Ngezi Forest Reserve, Pemba I., Tanzania).


In the Hyperolius puncticulatus complex, along with Hyperolius parkeri and Hyperolius puncticulatus according to the original publication. See comment by Broadley, 2007, Afr. J. Herpetol., 56: 175-177. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 176–177, provided a brief account and range map.

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