About this object

Frog with rounded body, large flat-topped head with large protruding eyes. Skin often has scattered, very small warts. Upperside is yellowish, greyish or whitish, usually with large dark greenish or brownish blotches (often dark edged) or occasionally irregular stripes. Sides and back often have small yellow, pink or dark red spots. Total length 5-9 cm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.220
  • Scientific name
    Pelobates syriacus Boettger, 1889
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA PELOBATIDAE
  • Common name
    Syrian Spadefoot Toad
  • Collector
    Liverpool Museum Expedition
  • Date collected
    1961-05-17
  • Place collected
    Europe: Southern Europe: Greece: Thraki: Porto Largo
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Donated by R. Wagstaffe, 1961
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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