About this object

Frog with two colour phases, one is cream or grey-green to red-brown or purplish above with Dark pattern in grey, green, brown or black. The second is usually bright blue-green or yellow-green and typically lacking darker markings. Underside silvery or pale gold, usually unmarked or flecked with pale grey. Males reach 34 mm, females 43 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Leptopelis yaldeni Largen, 1977
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Grassland Forest Treefrog
  • Collector
    Malcolm J Largen
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Gojjam: Debre Marcos
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Received in exchange from BM(NH), 1988
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Previous Number: BM.1976.1094
Object view = Natural Science
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