About this object

A small, slender Afrixalus (males 15-22 mm, females 16-24 mm). Above silvery to yellow with a brown lateral band with a distinct lower margin and usually with light speckles, often aggregated along the middle of the band. At its most complete the pattern consists of a pair of irregular dark stripes from the sacrum, converging between the eyes as a head spot.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1998.46.39
  • Scientific name
    Afrixalus delicatus Pickersgill, 1984
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE
  • Common name
    Pickersgill's Banana Frog
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
    1993-05-19
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Kenya: Tiwi
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collector Number: MP 2432
Object view = Natural Science
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