About this object

Pale to dark grey, brown or greenish above, sometimes decorated with a green, yellow or orange dorsal stripe with pale or dark blotches, there are also two conspicuous oval marks on the back arranged in an X-shaped configuration. Underside whitish, often with grey or brown freckling on throat and chest. Males up to 32 mm, females to 37 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Phrynobatrachus natalensis (A. Smith, 1849)
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Natal River Frog
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Southern Africa: Zimbabwe: Dete
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1998.46.28-30; Collector Number: MP 2761
Object view = Natural Science
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