About this object

Bright green, yellow-green or olive above, may be unmarked or have a pattern pale gold, red-brown or black blotches, spots or speckles, often in the form of a band along the back. On the flanks there is a series of large dark blotches with pale margins which may coalesce to form a continuous band. Underside whitish to deep orange, marked or speckled. Length up to 45 mm in males, 65 mm in females.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1986.212.221
  • Scientific name
    Leptopelis gramineus (Boulenger, 1899)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA HYPEROLIIDAE
  • Common name
    Badditu Forest Treefrog
  • Collector
    Harenna Forest Expedition
  • Date collected
    1986/08/07
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Ethiopia: Bale: River Shawe
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1986
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 59
Object view = Natural Science
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