About this object

Coloration is variable: greyish or brownish above, uniform or spotted or freckled with darker, or with dark symmetrical markings. A more or less distinct dark spot or short oblique band is on the groin. Limbs exhibit dark spots or bars. Underside is white, and the throat is usually freckled with brown.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1991.11.144
  • Scientific name
    Arthroleptis poecilonotus Peters, 1863
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA ARTHROLEPTIDAE
  • Common name
    West African Screeching Frog
  • Collector
    R J Dowsett
  • Date collected
    1990-12-29
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Menengue
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1991
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: RJD 08

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Publications

  • Tauraco Research Report

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    Publisher: Tauraco Press
    Date: 1991-12
    Description:

Object view = Natural Science
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