About this object

Two colour patterns known; one with six blackish brown longitudinal stripes, separating five light bands on the back grass green or golden brown in colour, head green, throat yellow, underside whitish, limbs and toes red. In others two central black stripes are absent so that dorsal surface is uniform light green with two blackish brown stripes delimiting a green lateral stripe.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1998.46.55
  • Scientific name
    Hyperolius quinquevittatus Bocage, 1866
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE
  • Common name
    Tropical Reed Frog
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
    1997-03-06
  • Place collected
    Africa: Southern Africa: Zambia: Kasama
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1998.46.55-56; Collector Number: MP 3041
Object view = Natural Science
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