Frog Atlas of Southern Africa

Record details

FrogMAP:   7947
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3219CD
Observer:   Kemp Luke
Date of record:   2017-10-31
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2019-02-12 12:15:58
Sp. code:   310
Species name:   Vandijkophrynus gariepensis gariepensis   [Species text]
Common name:   Karoo Toad (subsp. gariepensis)
Family:   Bufonidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Karoo toad
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 7947 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   James Adriaan Harrison
Comment:   Bar behind eyes suggestive of Raucous Toad, but has an inconspicuous tympanum and dark markings on the snout, therefore more likely to be Karoo Toad.
Date:   2018-02-19 00:03:43
Species name:   Vandijkophrynus gariepensis -- Karoo Toad
Species code:   309
Comment number:   2
By:   Darren Pietersen
Date:   2018-03-18 16:10:27
Species name:   Vandijkophrynus gariepensis gariepensis -- Karoo Toad (subsp. gariepensis)
Species code:   310

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