About this object

A toad with a large and stout body. The females have a snout-vent length of 95-140 mm, while the males have a snout-vent length of 70-100 mm. The skin is covered with warts or tubercles; usually dark brown, grey or black in colour, with black spotting ventrally. Males have a blackish colouring on their throats

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1961.187.8
  • Scientific name
    Bufo asper Gravenhorst, 1829
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA BUFONIDAE
  • Common name
    Java Toad
  • Collector
    J R Pippet
  • Date collected
    1961-06-02
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Malaysia: Johore: Kluang
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by J.R. Pippet, 1961
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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