Hyperolius picturatus is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is found in northern and eastern Sierra Leone, southern Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast, and Ghana; its range might extend to Togo. Common names coined for this species are Tanzania reed frog (although it does not occur in Tanzania) and variable montane sedge frog.
Males measure 21–31 mm (0.83–1.22 in) and females 26–34 mm (1.0–1.3 in) in snout–vent length. Males have an hourglass pattern and/or broad dorsolateral stripes. Females have a uniform dorsum and often broad, light dorsolateral stripes and dark flanks. The pupil is horizontal.Show More
The male advertisement call consists of an initial sound followed by a series of clicks.Show Less