About this object

A medium-sized toad. Upperparts pale greenish-yellow, reddish-brown, grey-brown or olive decorated with symmetrical pairs of yellowish or orange blotches, rear of the thigh is green with lemon yellow or gold blotches, underside cream or whitish with dark mottling. Length up to 6.5 cm.
PARATYPE

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1989.142.1
  • Scientific name
    Bufo langanoensis Largen, Tandy & Tandy, 1978
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA BUFONIDAE
  • Common name
    Lake Langano Toad
  • Collector
    Malcolm J Largen
  • Date collected
    1971-01-28
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Shewa: Lake Langano
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Received in exchange from BM(NH), 1989
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Previous Number: BM 1975.1190
Object view = Natural Science
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