About this object

A large frog (males 44-49 mm, females 51-60 mm). Dorsal surfaces grey or greyish green, sometimes with indistinct darker marbling. Throat and underside white. Underside of limbs and inside of mouth and tongue bright bluish green

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1991.11.432
  • Scientific name
    Chiromantis rufescens (Gunther, 1868)
  • Classification
    AMPHIBIA ANURA RHACOPHORIDAE
  • Common name
    African Foam-nest Treefrog
  • Collector
    J B Rasmussen
  • Date collected
    1990-11-22
  • Place collected
    Africa: Central Africa: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Bena-tshadi
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Obtained from Dr Malcolm J. Largen, 1991
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    Collection Number: 72

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Publications

  • Tauraco Research Report

    Author:
    Publisher: Tauraco Press
    Date: 1991-12
    Description:

Object view = Natural Science
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