About this object

Robustly built with relatively short hind limbs. Extremely variable in colour, can be grey, brown, pink, olive or yellow above usually with dark blotches and often an A-shaped mark between the shoulders, scattered black spots frequently appear on the back. Flanks usually spotted or marbled, underside white, yellow, or even orange, spotted or speckled with darker pigment.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Rana temporaria Linnaeus, 1758
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Common Frog
  • Collector
    A Derby
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Merseyside: Knowsley: Tarbock
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by A. Derby, 1981
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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