About this object

A very large frog with large head and rounded snout. Tends to be uniformly coloured, usually green, olive-green or brown above, sometimes mottled with grey or dark brown. Head often light green and legs usually banded, belly whitish, often yellowish flush on throat. Total length 9-20 cm

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Rana catesbiana Shaw, 1802
  • Classification
  • Common name
  • Collector
    H A Carter
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Americas: Northern America: USA: Georgia: DeKalb County: Decatur
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Mass., 1946
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: M.C.Z. 19296; previous number: 1946.31.7
Object view = Natural Science
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