Hylambates keithae (Schiøtz, 1975)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hyperoliidae > Subfamily: Kassininae > Genus: Hylambates > Species: Hylambates keithae

Phlyctimantis keithae Schiøtz, 1975, Treefrogs E. Afr.: 70. Holotype: AMNH 73092, by original designation. Type locality: "Dabaga forest, Iringa district", Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania.

Kassina (Phlyctimantis) keithaeDubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 38.

Hylambates keithae — Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 223. 

English Names

Keith's Striped Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 69).

Keith's Wot-wot (Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 212).


Montane grassland and open farmland in the Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania, 1800–2000 m elevation.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Tanzania

Endemic: Tanzania


See accounts by. Schiøtz, 1999, Treefrogs Afr.: 321–323, Channing and Howell, 2006, Amph. E. Afr.: 212–213, and (as Kassina keithae) by Pickersgill, 2007, Frog Search: 482-483. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 292. Channing, Rödel, and Channing, 2012, Tadpoles of Africa: 246–247, provided information on comparative larval morphology. Harper, Measey, Patrick, Menegon, and Vonesh, 2010, Field Guide Amph. E. Arc Mts. Tanzania and Kenya: 214–215, provided a brief account. Channing and Rödel, 2019, Field Guide Frogs & Other Amph. Afr.: 134–135, provided a brief account, photograph, and range map.

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