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.
  • Scientific name
    Hyperolius quinquevittatus Bocage, 1866
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Tropical Reed Frog
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Southern Africa: Zambia: Kasama
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collector Number: MP 3043
Object view = Natural Science
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