About this object

Small (15–28 mm), squat frogs with short legs and long digits. Head with a wide mouth. Ventral surface granular. Fingers and toes not webbed, 3rd finger elongated. Dorsal coloration cryptic - brownish gray, with darker blotches, dark stripe extending from the nares to area behind the eyes.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1991.11.149
  • Scientific name
    Arthroleptis variabilis Matschie, 1893
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA ARTHROLEPTIDAE
  • Common name
    Blue Screeching Frog
  • Collector
    Malcolm J Largen
  • Date collected
    1990/11/28
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Goumina
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1991
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 105B

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Publications

  • Tauraco Research Report

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    Publisher: Tauraco Press
    Date: 1991-12
    Description:

Object view = Natural Science
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