About this object

Small frog, dorsal surface grey, yellow, pink, brownish to almost black with three paler longitudinal bands, these may be whitish, green, bright yellow or red with dark margins. Underside dirty white or cream, sometimes speckled, blotched or suffused with darker pigments. Males to 21 mm, females 31 mm.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1986.212.127
  • Scientific name
    Altiphrynoides malcolmi (Grandison, 1978)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA BUFONIDAE
  • Common name
    Malcolm's Ethiopian Toad
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
    1986/08/15
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    EN Endangered
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 234
Object view = Natural Science
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