About this object

Pale grey, yellowish or dark red-brown above, with obscure or prominent rows of darker spots or freckles and occasionally a pale yellow or tan stripe along the back. Underside is silvery-white to cream, throat usually freckled or suffused with dark pigment, such markings may extend over much of the ventral surface. Length of males up to 34 mm, females 40 mm.
PARATYPE

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1995.81
  • Scientific name
    Ptychadena filwoha Margen, 1997
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA RANIDAE
  • Common name
    Filwoha Grassland Frog
  • Collector
    Largen, Malcolm J; Morris, Pat A; Yalden, Derek W
  • Date collected
    1970-12-23
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Shewa: Awash National Park
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Received in exchange from BM(NH), 1995
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Previous Number: BM.1974.2841
Object view = Natural Science
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