About this object

Robustly built with relatively short hind limbs. Extremely variable in colour, can be grey, brown, pink, olive or yellow above usually with dark blotches and often an A-shaped mark between the shoulders, scattered black spots frequently appear on the back. Flanks usually spotted or marbled, underside white, yellow, or even orange, spotted or speckled with darker pigment.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    LIV.2000.2.31
  • Scientific name
    Rana temporaria Linnaeus, 1758
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA RANIDAE
  • Common name
    Common Frog
  • Collector
    Chris Felton
  • Date collected
    1999-06-28 - 1999-07-05
  • Place collected
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: Wales: Flintshire: Talacre
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by C. Felton, 2000
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 2000.2.30-36
Object view = Natural Science
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