About this object

A stocky frog with a large broad head and short legs Back brown, usually with a darker three-lobed figure, and occasionally with a light central stripe. Most individuals have two distinct dark spots. The ventral surface is light, often with gray mottling in the pectoral region of females, and on the throat of males.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1998.46.15
  • Scientific name
    Arthroleptis stenodactylus Pfeffer, 1893
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA ARTHROLEPTIDAE
  • Common name
    Kihengo Screeching Frog
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
    1997-03-30
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Malawi: Mulanje
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collector Number: MP 2296
Object view = Natural Science
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