Frog Atlas of Southern Africa

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FrogMAP:   1431
Country:   Zimbabwe
Locus:   1731CC
Observer:   Brightman Mark; Roan Brightman
Date of record:   2013-12-05
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Will endeavour to obtain a sound recording of their call - very vocal.
Last updated:   2014-03-26 08:58:16
Sp. code:   1245
Species name:   Tomopterna sp.   [Species text]
Common name:  
Family:   Pyxicephalidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Uncertain of specific species (Tomopterna sp.)
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 1431 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Darren Pietersen
Comment:   Probably Tomopterna cryptotis (Tremolo Sand Frog), but cannot separate from T. tandyi (Tandy's Sand Frog) without the call or DNA.
Date:   2013-12-07 18:46:27
Species name:   Tomopterna sp.
Species code:   1245

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