About this object

Pale grey to tan above, marbled with darker grey-brown, reddish or greenish pigment in an irregular pattern but usually with a broad bar between the eyes and a U or H-shaped mark in the shoulder region. Underside is white or cream with adult males having the throat heavily suffused with dark grey-brown or black pigment. Length of males up to 42 mm, females 51 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Tomopterna cryptotis (Boulenger, 1907)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Catequero Bullfrog
  • Collector
    Hillman, J C; Largen, Malcolm J; Yalden, Derek W
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Shewa: Lake Langano
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1986.212.143-147
Object view = Natural Science
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