About this object

A small frog, colour may be cream, greenish, rufous, grey-brown or blackish above, usually freckled or blotched with darker shades of a similar or contrasting colour and often sprinkled with minute white spots. Underside strikingly pigmented, usually pinkish, slate-grey or purplish, vividly decorated with pale spots. Length of males up to 22 mm, females 27 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Ericabatrachus baleensis Largen, 1991
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Bale Mountains Frog
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
    1986-08-15 - 18
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    EN Endangered
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 236; previous number: 1986.212.362-381
Object view = Natural Science
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