Biodiversity

Monday, March 26, 2007

DESCRIPTION OF SPECIES WITHIN THE GENUS BREVICEPS(2)

Breviceps macrops (Desert rain frog)

Female length 50 mm.
Lower surface texture smooth.
Lower surface colour light.
Tympanum not visible.
Inner toes unknown.
Outer toes unknown.
Endemism not endemic to South Africa.
Advertisement call whistle.
Call position unknown.
Call frequency 1.3 kHz.
Eye size large.
Dorsum colour pale/white.
Dorsum pattern unknown.



date of photo November 19,1994
latitude 29.16930
longitude 16.52800
location ca. 1km near McDougall's
bay campsite (SA)
habitat beach dunes
photographer Robert C. Drewes
available at
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/browse_imgs/amphibian_sci_8.html

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