About this object

This is a large toad. Individual markings can be highly variable. The dorsum is yellow-brown with irregular darker brown blotches, and red patches on the back of the thigh. A light middorsal stripe is often present. Between the eyes, a pale cross is formed by two sets of dark patches

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Bufo gutturalis Power, 1927
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Lobatsi Toad
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Tanzania: Pemba Island
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1998.46.5-7; Collector Number: MP 2289
Object view = Natural Science
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