Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description

A rather small Hyperolius (males to 24 mm, females to 28 mm) from Angola. Colour in alcohol pale above and blue-grey below. Darker dorsolateral bands converge bluntly before reaching the level of the eye. Inner surfaces of femur red. Eyes large. Pupil horizontal.

This account was taken from "Treefrogs of Africa" by Arne Schiøtz with kind permission from Edition Chimaira publishers, Frankfurt am Main.

  • Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
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Distribution

Range Description

This species is known only from a few localities in western and northern Angola. Its distribution is not well known.
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Distribution and Habitat

There are no field observations on this species, recorded from some localities in Angola.

  • Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
It presumably breeds in water.

Systems
  • Freshwater
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
DD
Data Deficient

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Arne Schiøtz, Alan Channing

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)

Contributor/s

Justification
Listed as Data Deficient in view of the absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
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Population

Population
The population status of this species is unknown, and there have been no recent records, presumably due to lack of herpetological work within its range.

Population Trend
Unknown
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Threats

Major Threats
There is no information on threats to this species.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
It is not known from any protected areas.
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Wikipedia

Hyperolius cinereus

Hyperolius cinereus is a species of frog in the Hyperoliidae family. It is found in Angola and possibly Democratic Republic of the Congo. Its natural habitats are rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.

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