Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NamePainted Reed Frog
Family NameHyperolius marmoratus verrucosus
StatusNot threatened
Maximum Size33mm
CallShort, high pitched, explosive ‘whipp-whipp’ (1 per second)
GeneralVariable colouration with pale spots on a dark background. Found in reeds and other vegetation types around the edges of a wide variety of waterbodies.