About this object

Two distinct colour phases, may have upper parts delicate greyish or yellowish green, with or without a fine pale yellow dorsolateral stripe; underside without heavy grey pigmentation. Otherwise upper parts pale fawn to rich orange-brown, sometimes sprinkled with bright yellow spots. Underside more or less extensively pigmented with pale grey to deep black.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1991.11.309
  • Scientific name
    Hyperolius phantasticus (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE
  • Common name
    Fantastic Reed Frog
  • Collector
    Malcolm J Largen
  • Date collected
    1990/11/25
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Tchissanga
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1991
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Previous number: 1991.11.309-318

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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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