About this object

Pale to dark grey, olive-yellow or dark olive-green above, sometimes with paler green mottling and usually with large, randomly distributed patches of blackish pigment . The underside is cream to bright yellow which may be spotted with pale or dark grey. Length of males up to 65 mm, females 80 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Xenopus clivii Peracca, 1898
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Eritrea Clawed Frog
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: River Shawe
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 283; previous number: 1986.212.88-95
Object view = Natural Science
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