About this object

A toad with a large and stout body. The females have a snout-vent length of 95-140 mm, while the males have a snout-vent length of 70-100 mm. The skin is covered with warts or tubercles; usually dark brown, grey or black in colour, with black spotting ventrally. Males have a blackish colouring on their throats

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Bufo asper Gravenhorst, 1829
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Java Toad
  • Collector
    W S Laverock
  • Date collected
    1913 - 1914
  • Place collected
    Asia: South Eastern Asia: Malaysia: Selangor: Batu Caves
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Federated Malay States Museums, 1914
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 31.12.1914.6.1-2
Object view = Natural Science
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