About this object

A small, slender Afrixalus (males 15-22 mm, females 16-24 mm). Above silvery to yellow with a brown lateral band with a distinct lower margin and usually with light speckles, often aggregated along the middle of the band. At its most complete the pattern consists of a pair of irregular dark stripes from the sacrum, converging between the eyes as a head spot.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
  • Scientific name
    Afrixalus delicatus Pickersgill, 1984
  • Classification
  • Common name
    Pickersgill's Banana Frog
  • Collector
    Martin Pickersgill
  • Date collected
  • Place collected
    Africa: Eastern Africa: Kenya: Tiwi
  • Measurements
  • Credit line
    Donated by Martin Pickersgill, 1998
  • Red Book Data status
  • Other number(s)
    previous number: 1998.46.38-39; Collector Number: MP 2411
Object view = Natural Science
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