Frog Atlas of Southern Africa

Record details

FrogMAP:   6712
Province:   Eastern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3226AB
Observer:   Hood D
Date of record:   2017-01-13
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   After rain in a disused fishpond that had filled up a little in town. Shallow water and mud. Approximately 25mm in length.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:52
Sp. code:   400
Species name:   Cacosternum boettgeri
Common name:   Common Caco
Family:   Pyxicephalidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   ?
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=FrogMAP-6712
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map | [Species text
VM-number: 6712 - photo: 1
VM-number: 6712 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   James Adriaan Harrison
Comment:   Smooth, spotted underside and small size indicative of a caco. Probably Boettger's, but spotting on throat not typical.
Date:   2018-02-25 15:10:09
Species name:   Cacosternum sp.
Species code:   1140
Comment number:   2
By:   Alex Rebelo
Comment:   female
Date:   2019-02-14 20:41:54
Species name:   Cacosternum boettgeri -- Common Caco
Species code:   400
Comment number:   3
By:   Darren Pietersen
Comment:  
Date:   2020-01-07 16:23:52
Species name:   Cacosternum boettgeri -- Common Caco
Species code:   400

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