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FrogMAP:   7883
Province:   Cabo Delgado
Country:   Mozambique
Locus:   1040CD
Observer:   Luke Verburgt; Ursula Verburgt; Enviro-Insight
Date of record:   2013-12-07
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2018-12-10 17:21:32
Sp. code:   720
Species name:   Phrynobatrachus acridoides   [Species text]
Common name:   East African Puddle Frog
Family:   Phrynobatrachidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Phrynobatrachus acridoides
Institution:   Enviro-Insight
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=FrogMAP-7883

Contributing institution:

Enviro-Insight

Enviro-Insight
VM-number: 7883 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Luke Verburgt
Comment:   Phrynobatrachus acridoides
Date:   2017-12-07 10:54:56
Species name:   Phrynobatrachus acridoides -- East African Puddle Frog
Species code:   720
Comment number:   2
By:   Darren Pietersen
Comment:   I'm starting to suspect that these may be an undescribed species of Phrynobatrachus, as the scapular warts are not confluent, yet the other characters don't fit P. natalensis or P. mababiensis.
Date:   2018-12-10 17:13:44
Species name:   Phrynobatrachus acridoides -- East African Puddle Frog
Species code:   720

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